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on August 8, Pretension worked 5F at Laurel Park on Fast Dirt in 1:02.00 h finishing 2/5.
What happened to Pretension?
Race 1 at Pimlico will go to this guy!
Huge drop in class, racing in a 6 1/2 F $25K AOC tonight at Charles Town race 7
Laurel Park offers live racing on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The December 31 program includes two stakes, the $125,000 Broad Brush Stakes and the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship.Read More
Brigand, trained by Bob Baffert ships into Laurel Park, a stones throw from our nations capital to take on seven rivals in the $125,000 City of Laurel Stakes. Yet, not even Maryland crab cakes could tempt Bob to fly east this weekend. I wonder why? Read More
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  • rubs23 · like #3 with the #5 and #6 in this race. · 495 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · Nice to see Hardened Wildcat back ... I really thought he was going to win something nice this year. · 495 days ago ·
Will I'll Have Another move one step closer to the all too elusive Triple Crown? Bodemeister and Creative Cause hope to end his hopes in Baltimore.Read More
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  • Capper · I'm leaning toward Creative Cause, with all that trouble & the wide trip, he was right there at the wire. Plus, he'll easily be triple the odds of Bodemeister/I'll Have Another. With all the love Went the Day Well is getting, he may drift up to 10-1. · 701 days ago ·
  • johnsnare · We have the Belmont at a mile and one half. It will take a pretty special horse to navigate, and win the Belmont. I will wait to see the new shooters, before I make my selection. · 697 days ago ·
Preakness 137 quotes from winning trainer and jockey, Doug O'Neill and Mario Gutierrez, as well as the rest of the field. Read More
Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another drew post 9 for Saturday's Preakness.Read More
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  • timgsmith10 · He may.. But it was Bodes 2nd start and now he is doing so well and proved he can run for 2 minutes. We will see. Both are good horses! · 700 days ago ·
  • Stergland · IHA has the best times by all others. He was the faster horse before the Derby and stayed the faster horse after the Derby. A. In 1 1/16m did 1.40.84 B. In 1 1/8m did 1.47.88 C. In 1 1/4m did 2.01.83 · 699 days ago ·
On a clear, crisp Maryland morning, Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another made an early appearance on the main track at Pimlico, jogging a half-mile and then galloping seven furlongs under exercise rider Jonny Garcia.Read More
Jockey Mario Gutierrez proved again Thursday morning that he could handle himself on stage. The Kentucky Derby winning rider showed confidence and a good sense of humor during a news conference for Saturday’s Preakness outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course.Read More
Word in the press box regarding all new shooters for Saturday's 137th running of the Preakness Stakes: they've got no shot. Word in the press box is usually right. It has long been noted that horses wheeling back from a Kentucky Derby start dominate Pimlico's 1 3/16-mile event. Read More
I’ll Have Another was entered Wednesday to continue his Triple Crown quest in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1), but Reddam Racing’s Kentucky Derby winner may not be favored to win Pimlico Race Course’s signature race for 3-year-olds on Saturday.Read More
Rather than take Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track Tuesday morning, trainer Doug O’Neill opted to keep the Kentucky Derby winner under cover and out of the heavy rain falling at Pimlico Race Course, where he is set to run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Read More
Monday brought significant developments regarding the Preakness field. While trainer Bob Baffert confirmed Bodemeister for Saturday's middle jewel of the Triple Crown, he ruled out Liaison. Hansen, Hierro and Isn't He Clever all likewise passed on a trip to Pimlico. But Daddy Nose Best entered Preak...Read More
While a large field remains likely, the lineup for the 137th Preakness Stakes underwent some alterations Friday as Kentucky Derby third-place finisher Dullahan as well as Derby pace factor Trinniberg were removed from consideration while newcomers Teeth of the Dog and Zetterholm were added to the mi...Read More
Currency Swap brought trainer Terri Pompay the first Grade 1 victory of her career in the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga last September. This year after spending some time on the sidelines, the blaze-faced colt is back with another big goal – to win Saturday’s running of the $500,000 TVG Illinois Derby ...Read More
One year after finishing second behind Stay Thirsty in the Grade 3 Gotham with Norman Asbjornson at odds of 47-1, Maryland-based trainer Chris Grove returns to the race with Pretension, who despite his strong record could be another runner with long odds. Read More
Juvenile Champion is the 6-5 favorite against twelve rivals in Saturday's Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct. Read More
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  • travel_vic · Hansen has not shown any maturation from his front running style......Side Road has shown the maturity it takes, but at 8.5 furlongs on the inner that might not be enough to catch him · 776 days ago ·
  • The Bid · Pretension is gonna run big, really BIG, and just might shock em all · 776 days ago ·
The next-to-last major Kentucky Derby 2012 prep in New York will be run at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday and juvenile champ Hansen tries to get back on the beam in the G3 Gotham Stakes. Read More

Pretension - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details09/19/13Pretension5thBel91 1/16 mTAlwOC 3+ MLawyer JimSneaky KittenAlarmed Ndangerous1:42.94
View Details08/23/13Pretension6thSar36 fDAlwOC 3+ MWritingonthewallGround ForceDehere of the Cat1:09.67
View Details05/18/13Pretension3rdPim11 1/16 mDAlwOC 3+ MAussi AustinBake ShopPretension1:45.23
View Details01/21/13Pretension8thLrl81 1/16 mDNative Dancer 4+ MPrivate TaleJaverreAdirondack King1:45.85
View Details12/31/12Pretension5thLrl81 1/8 mDBroad Brush 3+ MCalled to ServeEighttofasttocatchHughes Next1:50.75
View Details12/09/12Pretension4thAqu21 mileDRaymond Earl 3 MLast GunfighterSaturday's CharmSpeightscity1:38.02
View DetailsView Video05/19/12Pretension11thPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MI'll Have AnotherBodemeisterCreative Cause1:55.94
View Details05/05/12Pretension1stPim101 1/16 mDCanonero II 3 MPretensionBrimstone IslandMy Adonis1:45.70
View Details04/07/12Pretension9thHaw91 1/8 mDIllinois Derby-G3 3 MDone TalkingMorgan's Guerrilla Hakama1:53.88
View DetailsView Video03/03/12Pretension5thAqu101 1/16 mDGotham-G3 3 MHansenMy AdonisFinnegans Wake1:43.84
View Details02/11/12Pretension1stAqu91 70yDSweet Envoy 3 M (S)PretensionSwag DaddySportswriter1:43.87
View Details01/04/12Pretension2ndLrl41 70yDAlwOC 3 MHakamaPretensionSenor Quickie1:45.35
View Details12/04/11Pretension2ndAqu81 70yDDamon Runyon 2 M (S)Swag DaddyPretensionDisco On1:43.90