Preakness undercard race renamed in honor of Lang

March 20, 2010|By Sports Digest

The Maryland Jockey Club announced that it will rename the Hirsch Jacobs Stakes in honor of longtime Pimlico Race Course general manager Charles John "Chick" Lang, who died Thursday at 83 of natural causes. The Grade III sprint will be run on Preakness Day, May 15.

Laurel Park: Hagerstown native Rick Dutrow's Dont Blame the Cat is the 6-5 favorite in today's $70,000 Private Terms Stakes for 3-year-olds. The rest of the field is Plantation (3-1), Regal Warrior (5-1), Our Commander (6-1), Target Practice (8-1), Proud of Midway (10-1) and Reckless Runner (15-1).

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