Tim Layden Essays

A life in the barn: Wayne Lukas, 86, preps for Preakness with Secret Oath

Age is but a number for 86-year-old D. Wayne Lukas as he seeks his seventh career Preakness win with Kentucky Oaks champion Secret Oath.

147th Preakness Stakes on NBC (May 21, 4-7:30 p.m. ET)

When is Preakness Stakes 2022: Date, TV channel, time, distance, race coverage

The 147th edition of the Run for the Black-eyed Susans from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. on Saturday, May 21, only on NBC, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

What to know about the 2022 Preakness Stakes

Even without Kentucky Derby 148 champ Rich Strike, the 147th Preakness Stakes (Saturday, May 21, 4 p.m. ET, NBC) is shaping up to be an intriguing race.

148th Kentucky Derby on NBC


Longshot Rich Strike wins 148th Kentucky Derby

80-1 underdog Rich Strike shocks Churchill Downs by winning the 148th Kentucky Derby after only being in the race due to a scratch.

2021 Breeders' Cup World Championships on NBC


Knicks Go wire-to-wires the Breeders' Cup Classic

Knicks Go sets the pace and the never looks back, winning the Breeders' Cup Classic wire-to-wire.

Royal Ascot on NBC Sports


Subjectivist denies Stradivarius 4th Gold Cup win

Subjectivist shocks the Royal Ascot by keeping Stradivarius from reaching a record-tying fourth Gold Cup win.

153rd Belmont Stakes on NBC


Essential Quality wins Belmont Stakes

Essential Quality lays low before thundering around the far turn and wearing down pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie down the stretch to win the 2021 Belmont Stakes.