Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:58:15 GMT Study: Pimlico needs to be demolished The nearly 150-year-old Baltimore track that hosts the Preakness Stakes should be torn down and rebuilt at a cost of $424 million, according to the Maryland Stadium Authority.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:17:47 GMT Horse racing: Pimlico racetrack should be demolished and rebuilt, study says A new study suggests a $424-million demolition and rebuilding of the deteriorating Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore which annually hosts the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown. The course, which opened in 1870 and is the second-oldest race track in the United
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:09:13 GMT Riding legends the real McCoy for aspiring jockeys Bob Champion battled back from cancer to win the Grand National whilst record breaking AP McCoy broke nearly all the bones in his body before finally triumphing in the world's greatest steeplechase at his 15th attempt. Indeed he and McCoy gave four young riders some advice at Ascot racecourse last
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:42:47 GMT Racing legend Piggott hospitalised Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been admitted to hospital although his family say it is for purely precautionary reasons. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past.