BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Preakness Stakes (all times EDT):

6:58 p.m.

Cloud Computing caught Classic Empire at the final strides to win the Preakness.

Ridden by Javier Castellano, 13-1 long shot Cloud Computing conducted 1 3/16 kilometers in 1:55.98.

Classic Empire dueled with Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming throughout the majority of the race before taking the lead turning for home. It seemed as if Classic Empire was going to win, however Cloud Computing came outside after him and beat him.


6:14 p.m.

World Approval has won the Dixie, the oldest stakes race.

The 5-year-old gray defeat Projected by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday, improving his record to eight wins in 20 starts. The victory pushed his career earnings over $1.1 million.

World Approval paid $7 to win. He conducted the 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.15 on the turf.

The winning Dixie Group of Coach Mark Casse and jockey Julien Leparoux will team up with Vintage Empire at the Preakness.


6:05 p.m.

With less than an hour before post time, Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is the 7-5 favorite for the Preakness. Always Dreaming was 4-5 on the morning line place Wednesday.

Timeless Empire, that finished fourth two weeks ago at Churchill Downs, is the 2-1 second choice followed by Derby runner-up Lookin At Lee in 8-1 and Conquest Mo Money in 9-1. Every other horse in the area has chances to win.


5:20 p.m.

No Mo Dough endured a lengthy stewards’ inquiry to win the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes in Pimlico for 3-year-olds.

Angled broad by jockey Jose Ortiz turning for home, No Mo Dough cut to the whilst launching his rally. The stewards let the result stand, and ruled that the move not impeded any additional runners.

No Mo Dough rolled to Travel to Some 2 3/4 – length victory over Time.

He paid $20 to triumph to the 9-1 upset.

This was the third win in four races to your colt making his stakes debut plus it gave his second win of the afternoon to coach Graham Motion.


4:45 p.m.

Whitmore has found a house in races.

A Triple Crown contender last year who finished 19th is since shortening up to six furlongs 5 for 5 .

He Jumped in the final strides to Conquer A.P. Indian with a half-length Saturday at the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes at Pimlico.

Founded by Ron Moquett, the 4-year-old gelding was ridden by Ricardo Santana Jr..

He also covered the distance in 1:09.90 and paid $4.40 to triumph as the 6-5 favorite.

In the $150,000 Gallorette Stakes for fillies and mares, Cambodia has made her first stakes success.

The 5-year-old ridden by Florent Geroux stalked the rate. Cambodia sprinted away from that rival that was exhausting in the lane, devoting to a triumph over On Leave in the turf race.

Cambodia got her win in 10 starts. She paid $11.20 to win.

The timing was 1:44.35 for 1 1/16 miles.


3:30 p.m.

Rain that fell Friday afternoon muddied up the main trail at Pimlico, but it’s expected to be quickly by the time the Preakness goes off around 6:48 p.m.. The track was recorded as “muddy” for the first few races of the afternoon and upgraded to “good” at the time Hurry 9 went off.

Maryland Jockey Club president and general manager Sal Sinatra stated he was pretty confident the track would be updated to “quickly” even without sunlight to dry it out.

“It’s drying out pretty great,” Sinatra said. “I got here this afternoon and there was lots of water on it. I think we’re in good form.”


3:10 p.m.

Recruiting Ready has extended his winning streak to three in a row using a 33/4-length success in the Chick Lang Stakes.

It was the win on Saturday for jockey Horacio Karamanos.

Recruiting Ready improved his record to 4 for 9 for coach Horacio DePaz. The colt paid $7.40 to triumph after conducting six furlongs in 1:10.35.

Aquamarine, trained by Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, rallied up the Railroad to get second.

Yoshida added some international flair to the Preakness afternoon undercard using a four-length victory in the $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf.

The Japan-bred colt got his second win in three starts, all from the U.S., for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.

Ridden by Joel Rosario, Yoshida paid $7.60 to Triumph.

He ran a mile from 1:36.83.


2:20 p.m.

Support has softened for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming in wagering for the Preakness.

The colt’s odds have drifted up to 3-2, which translates into a $ 5 win payoff for every wager after opening as the 1-5 favorite on Friday.

Classic Empire, who was fourth in the Kentucky Derby, is currently providing a run for his money to the favorite .

Lookin At Lee, the in the Derby, is option at 8-1.

Conquest Mo Cash, expected to vie with Always Dreaming on the early lead, is choice at 9-1.

The six horses are all at double-digit odds.


1:54 p.m.

This is not your dad’s Preakness Day infield. But it’s not your big brother’s infield.

A court? A DJ spinning dance songs that are electronic? No traces for beer?

It’s been quite a while since fans were permitted to bring their kegs to Pimlico.

Fans purchase drinks of Jack Daniel’s whiskey or can receive refills of sized cups.

The shift has made it a much safer environment. However, it’s also much more drab than in the crazy days once the infield mascot was called “Kegasus.”

Rather than breaking legs running over portable toilets, turkey legs are being bought by the millennials.

Oh, and there’s this people are vaping than smoking cigars.


1:25 p.m.

Everything Lovely has kicked off the Preakness Stakes undercard with a front-running success in the $100,000 Very One for filly and mare turf sprinters.

The 5-year-old trained by Kate Demasi grabbed hold of the softened course rated good Saturday after heavy rain each day. It was her sixth win in 20 starts, along with a sharp rebound from last year after she finished 11th in this race.

Javier Castellano was aboard to the five furlongs in 57.93 minutes. Everything Lovely held off Sunnysammi with a span and paid $7.80 to win.


1:10 p.m.

The celebration is in full swing before the functioning of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore.

Country singer Sam Hunt and electro house music DJ Zedd are co-headlining the concert that is pre-race under cloudy skies. Also on the bill is Good Charlotte.

The racetrack is recorded as muddy. After three straight days of 90-degree weather, Saturday’s high is 66 degrees (18 C).

The U.S. Army Golden Knights will parachute, the B-2 Stealth bomber is set for a flyover along with the Budweiser Clydesdales will parade later on.