Discussion

Departing on track for Preakness

Updated: May 7, 2013, 1:11 AM ET
Bloodhorse

Although several other horses that prepped at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots ran well in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Al Stall Jr. has no regrets about having Departing skip the race to run fresh in the May 18 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Graduates of either the Risen Star Stakes and/or Louisiana Derby, both Grade 2 races at Stall's hometown track in New Orleans, finished in the five spots behind Orb in the Derby over a sloppy, sealed track at Churchill Downs.

"With ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE HORSE RACING HEADLINES