Events - Black-Eyed Susan Day

Events - Black-Eyed Susan Day

Girls Galleria

Shop from 12:00 – 6:00 on the Grandstand Apron
Proceeds from the Girls Galleria benefit the TAA and Komen MD
Available to browse will be clothing, jewelry, bath, beauty and health products, financial planning, a chiropractor and so much more!

John Deere Gator Raffle

John Deere
TS 4x2
Best in class work capability; Best in class durability
Tickets are now available!
$10 each or 6 for $50
Stop in the racing office or call the ticket office at (877) 206-8042

Sunrise Tours

The 20-minute walking tours that run continuously from 6 a.m. – 9 a.m., Tuesday through Friday of Preakness Week. After enjoying sunrise on the Grandstand apron while watching the Preakness contenders’ morning workouts, you will get an insider's perspective on racing during an escorted tour of the stable area. You never know who you may run into on the backside...trainers, owners, exercise riders, and jockeys start work early! The Barn area is one place you can count on an interesting story!

Book Signings

Ellen E. McHale signing "Stable Views; Stories and Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack".
Shelley Fraser Mickle signing "American Pharoah: Triple Crown Champion".
Kimberly Campbell signing "The Calm Before the Storm".

Jockey Karen Rogers signing "Racing with My Shadow"

Hooves & Heels

Influencer, creative director and 2017’s Best of Baltimore Fashionista, Lana Rae, will be selecting women in their best Black-Eyed Susan Day fashions.   Ten (10) Lucky women will be finalists.  Prizes include 2018 BES tickets, Pandora bracelet from Smyth Jewelers, a hat from Hats by Marjae, a photo shoot courtesy of Caris Photography, About Faces gift certificate and more!
Grooms - Dress your horse!
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Best Turned Out Horse Award, sponsored by StarLadies Racing, will be looking for the best groomed horse in every race.  Prizes include $100 courtesy of Star Ladies Racing and gift bags full of prizes from Horseware Ireland and the TAA.

Celebrity Handicapping Seminar

10:30 – 11:00am

First-floor Grandstand
Get expert opinions and wagering advice from renowned female racing analysts Caton Bredar, Jeannine Edwards and Gabby Gaudet.




Barbara Livingston Poster Giveaway
Poster featuring the brilliant photography of three-time Eclipse Award winner Barbara Livingston, compliments of Daily Racing Form and Pimlico Race Course. While supplies last.