WPT Trainer Dale Romans Wins Preakness Stakes
Congratulations to West Point Thoroughbreds racing partnerships trainer Dale Romans and his team for a dramatic win at Pimlico Saturday in the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes. It was Dale's first Preakness Stakes and triple crown classic race victory.
A crowd of 107,398 watched Shackleford drive home first by a half-length with Jesus Castanon aboard carrying the silks of Mike Lauffer and William Cubbedge. The place horse was Kentucky Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, trainer by another WPT trainer, H. Graham Motion.
Romans trains West Point racing syndicate horses Virtuously, Currahee Assault, Dancing Compass, Mr. Tribute, Midnight Arch, and Suns Out Guns Out, a two-year-old Empire Maker colt who has been turning heads at Churchill Downs and is expected to begin logging official works in the next two weeks.