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Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan Wagering at Ruidoso Downs
A special Black-Eyed Susan-Preakness Double wager will available as well as wagering on all of Pimlico’s races at Ruidoso Downs and Billy’s Race Book in the Billy the Kid Casino this weekend.

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Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan Wagering at Ruidoso Downs

RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—MAY 13, 2019—Wagering on Saturday’s Preakness Stakes program from Pimlico Race Course will be offered on Friday and Saturday at Ruidoso Downs and there is a special Black-Eyed Susan-Preakness Double wager offered.

Wagering on all of Pimlico’s races is available at Ruidoso Downs and Billy’s Race Book in the Billy the Kid Casino.

The Black-Eyed Susan for three-year-old fillies is run on Friday at Pimlico and heads seven stakes races run on the program.

There will be eight stakes races supporting the Preakness card on Saturday.

A prime contender for the Black-Eyed Susan is Repole Stables’ Always Shopping. The Todd Pletcher-trained filly won the $100,000 Busanda Stakes and the Grade 2, $300,000 Gazelle Stakes at Aqueduct in her latest two starts.

Ready for the Preakness are Winstar Farm and China Horse Club’s Improbable and Gary Barber’s War of Will. They each competed in the Kentucky Derby with Improbable finishing fourth and War of Will in seventh place.

The Black-Eyed Susan Stakes will have a 2:48 p.m. post time and the first race from Pimlico on Friday is 9:30 a.m.(MDT).

The Preakness runs at 4:50 p.m. on Saturday with the first race at 8:30 a.m.

There will be a $500 Preakness contest in the Billy the Kid Casino on Saturday. The winner will be drawn from the people who select the Preakness winner.

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