Preakness

“Horses in Cinema A Celebration of the Preakness!” Gallops Into The American Film Institute Silver Theatre And Cultural Center May 12 through 17

BALTIMORE, 04-30-12---The Maryland Jockey Club proudly launches “Horses in Cinema”,  a film series featuring eight horse-powered films sure to delight the equestrian community and film lovers alike. All films will screen at the AFI Silver Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring, MD from May 12-17.  On the eve of the 137th running of the famed Preakness Stakes, middle jewel of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown, Saturday, May 19at Pimlico Race Course, the series will showcase the beauty and drama of the horse.

Sixth Grader Wins Preakness Portraits Youth Art Contest

BALTIMORE, 04-29-12---Lashé Speight, a sixth grader at Cross Country Elementary/Middle School, is the grand prize winner of the thirteenth annual Preakness Portraits Youth Art Contest. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake made the announcement Sunday morning at Pimlico Race Course.

Speight is the youngest winner ever.

Tiger Walk Expected To Be A New Shooter In Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE, 04-27-12---Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank attended his first Preakness as a student-athlete at the University of Maryland in early 1990’s. Now the 39-year-old could own a Preakness starter.

Sagamore Farm trainer Ignacio Correas said Tiger Walk will likely be a new shooter for the 137th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 19.

Pimlico, Macy's Teaming Up For A Pair Of Preakness Fashion Shows

BALTIMORE, 04-25-12---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it has teamed up with Macy’s for a pair of Preakness fashion shows.

This Saturday, April 28, at the Macy’s Towson Town Center Mall (Cosmetic Mall Entrance on the second floor), there will be a fashion presentation to help showcase what to wear to this year’s 137th Preakness® Stakes on Saturday, May 19. Raffle drawings will include tickets to Preakness and a Macy’s gift card. The show starts at 2 p.m.

Third Annual Preakness 5K Set For Saturday, May 12

Entire Race Takes Place At Pimlico Race Course With Proceeds Benefitting The Maryland Affiliate Of Susan G. Komen For The Cure®

Kentucky Derby Day Card Will Feature Jockey Challenge Pitting Riders From The Pimlico Colony Against Venezuela's Best

BALTIMORE, 04-23-12---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby card at Pimlico Race Course will feature a Jockey Challenge featuring four riders visiting from Venezuela competing against four from the Maryland colony.

The featured race on the card will be the $75,000 Canonero II Stakes for 3-year-olds. The Venezuelan-based colt won the 1971 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The 1-1/16 mile race was previously known as the Federico Tesio Stakes.

The National Volleyball League Brings Olympic Gold Medalists Phil Dalhausser And Todd Rogers To The Pimlico Infield On Preakness Day

Top Ranked Players in the World to Compete in First Domestic Event of the Season

BALTIMORE, 04-17-12---The National Volleyball League (The NVL) will host its first event of the season, a two-day $50,000 tournament May 18-19th in Baltimore. Olympic Gold medalists Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers will make their 2012 domestic debut at the event, which will take place in Baltimore Beach and the Pimlico Race Course infield on Preakness Day.

Pimlico Announces 2012 Alibi Breakfast Award Winners

BALTIMORE, 04-16-12—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 17 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1).

Preakness Day Card Will Feature Grade 1 Race For Arabians

BALTIMORE, 04-15-12---Abu Dhabi,capital of the United Arab Emirates, will join with Pimlico Race Course to host a Grade 1 race for purebred Arabian horses on Preakness Day, Saturday, May 19. The $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, headlines the 14-race card.

The 14-race program also will feature the $75,000-added The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup, a Grade 1 race for Arabian horses. The race is limited to 14 horses and will be run on the main track at 1-1/16 miles.

Kegasus Is Back: Maryland Jockey Club Launches 2012 Infieldfest Advertising Campaign

MJC expects this year’s Preakness InfieldFest to be more Legendary than ever

Baltimore, MD (Monday, March 26, 2012) —The Maryland Jockey Club today announced the return of Kegasus as Lord of the Preakness InfieldFest and centerpiece of its’ 2012 advertising campaign. Serving once again as the voice and personality for all InfieldFest advertisements, Kegasus will be found in all of the campaign’s components to include television, radio, out-of-home and web.

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