2012 Pimlico Special (G3)

5/18/2012, Pimlico Race Course
Post Time:
5:51 PM ET
1 3/16 m (Dirt)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Pimlico Special (G3)...

Join Gary Quill as he counts down the best of Maryland in 2012...Read More
I’ll Have Another was the unanimous number one selection in the three year-old poll, but in the poll for all divisions he was ranked in second behind Alternation. Read More
Let me get this out of the way right now … I’m not a big bettor. That probably will come as a surprise to many of you, as closely as I follow the sport, and as often as I write about it, but it’s true. I live, eat, and breathe thoroughbred horse racing, but wagering is only one part of the game I en...Read More
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  • AmbitiousD · Great job, Brian!! I'm glad you had such a great 2 days at Pimlico. I hope you can carry that on to the Belmont · 699 days ago ·
  • rayjay · Nice handicapping, Brian. Good luck in NY! · 699 days ago ·
Preakness week was more than just I'll Have Another - see the stars at Pimlico in this phot gallery!Read More
Alternation withstood a late charge by Nehro to eke out a victory in the 42nd running of the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3) by a nose.Read More
Friday's Black-Eyed Susan undercard at Pimlico features a stellar edition of the Grade 3, $300,000 Pimlico Special Stakes as well as three sprint stakes in the lead-up to Saturday's 137th running of the Preakness Stakes. Read More
An off-again, on-again love affair between the Maryland Jockey Club and its signature race for the handicap division, the Pimlico Special, has played out just north of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for a half century now. The latest rebirth of the 13⁄16-mile Special will take place in living color May 18...Read More
Time for us to realize that sending our top horses to Dubai to race on an unknown surface, thousands of miles away from their home, is no longer worth the money and prestige. Time for the connections of top horses to concentrate their efforts keeping their stars at their peak through a full and high...Read More
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  • TimSmith · What if it happened in the Goodwood> Would it be the same as winning the Belmont? · 744 days ago ·
  • CraigBradshaw · considering the tapeta surface, the final time for this race on tapeta was very good. · 741 days ago ·
Today’s racing card at Laurel is dedicated to lifetime maidens everywhere. No fewer than four (!) bottom-level maiden claimers — featuring three horses that have made more than 20 starts without a win and five others that have made at least 10 — may make this the worst Laurel card… Read More
The Pimlico Special will return in 2012 as part of an upgraded racing card the day before the Preakness. Read More