1960 Preakness Stakes
|The Preakness Stakes|
Pimlico Race Course, |
|Date||May 21, 1960|
|Winning horse||Bally Ache|
The 1960 Preakness Stakes was the 85th running of the $175,000 Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 21, 1960, and was televised in the United States on the CBS television network. Bally Ache, who was jockeyed by Robert Ussery, won the race by four lengths over runner-up Victoria Park. Approximate post time was 5:48 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run on a fast track in a final time of 1:57-3/5 The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 30,659, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1960.
The 85th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule
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The full chart
|Horse name||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||1||Bally Ache||Robert Ussery||Jimmy Pitt||Edgehill Farm||1.70-1||$122,600|
|2nd||4||4||Victoria Park||Anthony DeSpirito||Horatio Luro||Windfields Farm||8.10-1||$30,000|
|3rd||53/4||3||Celtic Ash||Sam Boulmetis||Thomas J. Barry||Green Dunes Farm||7.70-1||$15,000|
|4th||8||6||Divine Comedy||Larry Gilligan||Charles E. Whittingham||Llangollen Farm||47.90-1||$7,500|
|5th||81/2||5||Venetian Way||Bill Hartack||Victor J. Sovinski||Sunny Blue Farm||1.10-1
|6th||91/2||2||T. V. Lark||William Harmatz||Paul K. Parker||C. R. Mac Stable||15.30-1|
- Winning Breeder: Gaines Brothers (Marvin & Alan); (KY)
- Winning Time: 1:57 3/5
- Track Condition: Fast
- Total Attendance: 30,659
- Daily Racing Form, May 22, 1960 Preakness Stakes Chart.
- 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 71 (page P-7 of The Preakness section).
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