Preakness

Goldencents Settles In At Pimlico To Prepare For Preakness Start

Lukas Adds a Third Candidate; Itsmyluckyday Confirmed for Middle Jewel

BALTIMORE, 05-07-13Santa Anita Derby winner Goldencents settled in at Pimlico Race Course Tuesday after arriving in the middle of the night from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

Preakness Candidate Goldencents Starts Journey To Pimlico

Santa Anita Derby Winner Likely To Arrive in Baltimore Around Midnight

BALTIMORE, 05-06-13---Goldencents, a contender for the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 18, began his journey to Pimlico Race Course Monday afternoon at 3:17 when he boarded an airport-bound van at Churchill Downs. The Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner, who finished a disappointing 17th in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), was scheduled to fly from Louisville to New York before vanning to Pimlico Monday evening.

Departing Looms As Dangerous 'New Shooter' For 138th Preakness Stakes

Derby Winner Orb ‘Bright;’ Normandy Invasion, Vyjack Enter Picture

BALTIMORE, 05-06-13–Although several other horses that prepped at Fair Grounds ran well in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Al Stall has no regrets about having Departing skip the race to run fresh in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 18.

Goldencents Will Arrive Tomorrow Night For Preakness Preparation

BALTIMORE, 05-05-13---Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Goldencents will arrive at Pimlico Race Course tomorrow night to begin preparations for the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 18. Trainer Doug O’Neill followed a similar course shipping to Baltimore two days after the Kentucky Derby last year with dual classic winner I’ll Have Another.

Kentucky Derby Winner Orb To Ship To Baltimore May 14 for 138TH Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, 05-05-13---Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb is scheduled to arrive at Pimlico Race Course on Tuesday, May 14 to begin final preparations for the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 18.

Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey confirmed his plans to run the Malibu Moon colt in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown during a Sunday morning phone call with Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas and two other Preakness officials. Pimlico officials traditionally call the winner of the Kentucky Derby to extend a formal invitation to come to Baltimore.

“I’m looking forward to getting this process going again and running in the Preakness,” McGaughey said.

Maryland Jockey Club Modifies Security Policies For 2013 Preakness Stakes And Black-Eyed Susan Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-30-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it has modified the security policies for fans, employees and vendors who will enter Pimlico Race Course next month on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness days, May 17-18.

The changes were made after consulting with law enforcement and public safety officials following the bombings during the Boston Marathon two weeks ago.

Swiss Watch Brand Longines Enters Comprehensive Partnership With The Maryland Jockey Club

Longines To Serve As The Official Timekeeper And Watch Of The Preakness Stakes, Presenting Partner of the International Pavilion, Dixie Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-26-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced a long-term partnership with Longines, the Swiss watchmaker. The partnership includes naming Longines as the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Preakness Stakes (G1) as well as the title partner in the Longines Dixie Stakes (G2) and the presenting partner of the International Pavilion.

Maryland Jockey Club Announces Special Preakness Events To Commemorate 40th Anniversary Of Secretariat's Triple Crown Campaign

 Preakness & Black-Eyed Susan Appearance, AFI Silver Theatre Screening & ESPN Roundtable Highlights 

BALTIMORE, 04-17-13---Secretariat’s legendary Triple Crown campaign in 1973 has marveled three generations of racing fans, fascinated by the mark he left on history and his stunning performances that rewrote the record books. “Big Red’s” 40th Anniversary Celebration continues on this season’s Triple Crown trail with special events and appearances by the Meadow Stable team at the Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness.

Fourth Annual Preakness 5K Set For Saturday, May 11

Entire Race on the Grounds of Historic Pimlico With Proceeds Benefitting the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure®

Preakness Infieldfest, Black-Eyed Susan Day Concerts Finalized

BALTIMORE, 04-12-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that Afrojack will open the main stage at 2013 Preakness InfieldFest on Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, while Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley will perform at the Black-Eyed Susan concert a day earlier, May 17.

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