Entries Accepted for Woods & Frutkoff Preakness Awards

Winners to be Recognized May 18 at Alibi Breakfast
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it is accepting entries for the David F. Woods Memorial Award and the Jerry Frutkoff Photography Award.
Both awards will be presented as part of the historic Alibi Breakfast Thursday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course.

Preakness Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 17

Middle Jewel of Triple Crown, InfieldFest Saturday, May 20
BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that tickets for the 2017 Preakness Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan and InfieldFest at historic Pimlico Race Course will go on sale Monday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m.
The 142nd Preakness Stakes - the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown - and InfieldFest will take place Saturday, May 20. Black-Eyed Susan Day - the Ultimate Girls Day Out - will take place Friday, May 19.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 142nd Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, MD  - The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the official logo for the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), to be run Saturday, May 20 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
The Leffler Agency designed the official logo for the 18th consecutive year. 

NBC Sports Group To Televise $12 Million Pegasus World Cup

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the inaugural running of the $12 Million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational. The world's richest thoroughbred race will be contested on January 28, 2017 at The Stronach Group's premier destination, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.

Media Advisory

 BALTIMORE – Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator left Pimlico Race Course at 8:08 a.m. Sunday morning for New York to prepare for the June 11 Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park.
Exaggerator, second in the Kentucky Derby (G1), won the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown May 21 at historic Pimlico by 3 ½ lengths.

Exaggerator Returns to Track, Nyquist’s Temperature Normal

BALTIMORE – Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Exaggerator was playful and happy Tuesday morning as he returned to the track at Pimlico Race Course.

Exaggerator “Full of Energy” after Preakness Triumph; Nyquist Update

Nyquist Headed to Belmont Stakes after First Loss
BALTIMORE – Trainer Keith Desormeaux reported that Exaggerator was “full of energy” Sunday morning in the aftermath of his rousing 3 ½-length upset over previously undefeated Nyquist in Saturday’s 141st Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

141st Preakness Facts & Figures

  • Exaggerator became the first horse to win the Preakness after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby since Prairie Bayou in 1993. Others are: Summer Squall 1990, Bally Ache 1960, Fabius 1956, Nashua 1955, Hasty Road 1954, Native Dancer 1953, Hill Prince 1950, Capot 1949, Alsab 1942, Bimelech 1940, Challedon 1939, Dauber 1938, Head Play 1933.
  • Exaggerator became the 12th Preakness winner to start from Post Position 5 since 1909 and just the second in 40 years (Elocutionist 1976). Shackleford won from Post 5 in 2011.
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