Preakness

Grammy Award Winners Bruno Mars And Train To Headline Infield Concert On Preakness Day

 

BALTIMORE, 03-14-11---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced 2011 Preakness InfieldFEST will include performances by recent Grammy Award winners Bruno Mars and Train. Both bands will play extended sets on the main stage in the public Infield on Saturday, May 21 at Pimlico Race Course when the Maryland Jockey Club, North America's oldest sporting organization, hosts the 136th renewal of the Preakness® Stakes.

Pimlico Partners With Susan G. Komen For The Cure® For Return Of The People's Pink Party On Black-Eyed Susan Day

Lady Legends Race II, Female Jockey Challenge and Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Headline Preakness Eve Card

 

BALTIMORE, February 28, 2011---For the second consecutive year, Pimlico Race Course and the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, announced today a partnership to raise funds to aid awareness and research to take place on Black-Eyed Susan Day, Friday, May 20, 2011. Seventy-five percent of the funds raised will go to the Komen Maryland Affiliate to use for community outreach programs in Maryland and twenty-five percent will be used for life-saving breast cancer research.

NBC Sports Group Reassembles Triple Crown

Multi-Year Agreements to Renew Preakness Stakes and Reacquire Belmont Stakes

Previously Announced Kentucky Derby Extension Now Includes Increased Programming

Pimlico Stakes Schedule Worth $2.9 Million

     BALTIMORE, 02-02-11---The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2011 Pimlico spring stakes schedule today after reaching agreement with both the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association. The schedule still needs approval from the Maryland Racing Commission, which will hold its monthly meeting at Laurel Park on Feb. 15

Preakness Infield Tickets On Sale February 1

     BALTIMORE, 02-01-11---The Maryland Jockey Club announced tickets for the 2011 Preakness public Infield go on sale beginning today, Feb. 1. The 136th annual event will take place Saturday, May 21 at historic Pimlico Race Course.

     Tickets will be $40 in advance through Ticketmaster or the Preakness Ticket Sales Office and increase to $50 Preakness week (starting Monday, May 16). The MUG Club package is $60 in advance and $70 Preakness week.

Preakness 5.5 & Black-Eyed Susan 2.2 Prep Races This Weekend

LAUREL, MD.  01-28-11--Last summer MI Developments Inc. (MID), the majority owner of the Maryland Jockey Club, announced a pair of historic and unique bonus programs around Pimlico Race Course’s premier 3-year old races, called the “Preakness 5.5” and Black-Eyed Susan 2.2”.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2011 Preakness Logo

Tickets For Middle Jewel Now On Sale

BALTIMORE, MD 11-24-10---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2011 Preakness logo for the 136th running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes® (Grade I), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, which is set for Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Pimlico Race Course.

MARYLAND VOTERS APPROVE QUESTION A

LAUREL, MD. 11-02-10---Anne Arundel County residents voted for Question A, which grants the required zoning for the Anne Arundel Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) facility at Arundel Mills Mall. The Maryland Jockey Club sought a vote against Question A with the hope that Laurel Park would have a chance to compete for the 4,750 machine casino. Support for the measure garnered 56% of the vote with 98% of the precincts reporting.
 

SLOTS REFERENDUM LEAVES FUTURE OF MARYLAND RACING IN THE HANDS OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY VOTERS

LAUREL PARK IS AN AUTHORIZED OPTION FOR COUNTY SLOTS CASINO IF VOTERS DECIDE AGAINST QUESTION A; IF NOT, THE RACING INDUSTRY FACES A “COMPLETE OVERHAUL

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