Preakness

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.

Pimlico Announces 2013 Alibi Breakfast Award Winners

BALTIMORE, 04-11-13—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 16 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1).

Japan Selected To Host International Pavilion At The 2013 Preakness Stakes

Prominent leaders in business, culture and politics to experience Japanese hospitality, cuisine and culture in exclusive setting at storied race

"Get Your Preak On" At The Pier Concert With Phil Vassar Set For Saturday, May 11

BALTIMORE, 04-02-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced Phil Vassar will headline a “Get Your Preak On” kickoff concert at Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 11. The 138th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, will be held at historic Pimlico Race Course the following Saturday.

Pimlico Spring Meeting Begins Next Thursday

BALTIMORE, 03-29-13---Live racing in Maryland will shift to historic Pimlico Race Course next Thursday, April 4 for the spring meeting. The headline event of the 36-day stand is the 138th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, on May 18.

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