Pimlico Jackpot Mandatory Pay Out

Fourth of July fireworks could start a little early for some lucky horseplayer(s) this year. A mandatory payout in the Rainbow 6, currently featuring a Maryland state record carryover jackpot, has been scheduled for Sunday’s Stakes-filled Independence Day holiday program at historic Pimlico Race Course. No horses were live to take down the jackpot entering last Sunday’s 7th race finale, Won by 4-5 favorite SAM … Continue reading Pimlico Jackpot Mandatory Pay Out

Why Not Give It A Go ?

There was not a unique Winning ticket in Friday’s Rainbow 6 at Pimlico Race Course. That means that Saturday’s jackpot will likely be worth 1.5 million dollars…or higher ! Similar to when multi-state lotteries grow to large amounts, more people will take a shot at the jackpot- even the casual gambler. Not sure how to play ? Here’s a quick overview. As the name suggests, … Continue reading Why Not Give It A Go ?

Big Bucks In Pimlico Pick Six

Live racing returns to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, on Friday, June 25th. As a part of the racing program on Friday there will be a Maryland state-record 20-Cent Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover, having swelled to $1,253,883, after going unsolved in last Sunday’s card. The Rainbow 6 jackpot is paid out only when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six Winners. On … Continue reading Big Bucks In Pimlico Pick Six

ROMBAUER Wins Preakness

Trained by Todd Pletcher protégé Michael McCarthy, ROMBAUER was an afterthought in a Preakness week dominated by headlines of doping and disqualifications. Well, this afterthought switched on his afterburners and became the talk of the town.  The 12-1 shot blasted by favorites MEDINA SPIRIT and MIDNIGHT BOURBON at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday to win by 3 ½ lengths. ROMBAUER with his big outside move … Continue reading ROMBAUER Wins Preakness

Preakness Predictability

The Ringling Brothers, Baffert & Medina Circus is coming to Baltimore. The $1 million Grade 1 Preakness Stakes is this Saturday. The second leg of the Triple Crown, takes place just two weeks after the fabled showdown under the twin spires at Churchill Downs, but what a difference two weeks makes in how horseplayers approach handicapping the two races. The Kentucky Derby is typically dissected from … Continue reading Preakness Predictability

The Preakness

The Preakness Stakes has been around for 146 years. Yet it has the vibe of a modern event. The combination of horse racing and live music had given it a festival feeling. The Preakness had become one of the biggest parties of the spring since the inception of InfieldFest in 2010, which combines a two-day-long music festival with some of the best horse racing in … Continue reading The Preakness