Preakness Stakes

Cloud Computing Conquers Classic Empire to Claim Preakness

KlaravichStables and William H. Lawrence’s Cloud Computing tracked a hotly contested pace duel between Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire into the far turn before launching a determined stretch run and pulling off a 12-1 upset in Saturday’s 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course. The lightly raced colt, who had […]

Bodemeister to Undergo Diagnostics at Rood and Riddle

Grade 1 winner Bodemeister will undergo a diagnostic procedure this week at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington due to an undetermined illness. The three-year-old Empire Maker colt will ship to WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, and will then travel from the farm to Rood and Riddle for an appointment on Thursday. “Bode arrived […]

Over 7-Million Watch Belmont Stakes on NBC

Viewership for the Belmont Stakes on NBC soared, with 7.67 million viewers – despite the scratch of Triple Crown-hopeful I’ll Have Another, topping last year by 12%, and 2010 by 62%. Saturday’s viewership is the highest for a non-Triple Crown Belmont since 2005 on NBC, and the second-best for a non-Triple Crown Belmont in Nielsen People […]

Derby Dreams Abound for Woodbine Connections

In February, some 397 three-year-olds were nominated to the 2012 U.S. Triple Crown, (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes) including seven horses trained by Woodbine’s leading trainer Mark Casse.   The 2012 Kentucky Derby, which will be held on May 5 at Churchill Downs, is limited to 20 starters.  Should more than 20 horses […]