Preakness

Pimlico Spring Meeting Opens Saturday Afternoon

BALTIMORE, MD 04-15-2009 --- Live racing shifts to historic Pimlico Race Course Saturday, April 18 for the spring meeting.<--!break--> The headline event of the six week stand is the 134th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes (Grade I), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, on May 16.

Inaugural Jockey Challenge Set For Black-Eyed Susan Day

BALTIMORE, MD  04-10-2009 --- Eight of the nation’s top jockeys, including Eclipse Award winners Kent Desormeaux, Edgar Prado, Garrett Gomez and John Velazquez, will square off in the inaugural Jockey Challenge at Pimlico Race Course on May 15,

the day before the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (Grade I), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. The Maryland Jockey Club teamed up with the Jockeys’ Guild for the event and will make a $5,000 contribution to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.

Bud Light Named Presenting Sponsor Of Preakness InfieldFEST

BALTIMORE, MD 04-01-2009 ---The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Bud Light has been named the official presenting sponsor of the Preakness InfieldFEST at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 16, 2009.

Pimlico Spring Stakes Schedule Worth More Than $2.6 Million

BALTIMORE, MD 03-17-2009 ---The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2009 Pimlico spring stakes schedule after reaching agreement with both the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association.

Charm City Devils Added To Preakness InfieldFEST Lineup

BALTIMORE, MD  02-24-2009 --- The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that Baltimore-based Charm City Devils will round out the lineup for the Preakness InfieldFEST concert on Saturday, May 16 in the Pimlico Race Course public Infield prior to the running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (Grade I).

Preakness InfieldFEST To Rock Pimlico May 16

BALTIMORE,MD  02-05-2009 ---- The Maryland Jockey Club today announced at a news conference in the Terrace Dining Room at Pimlico Race Course that it is redefining the Infield experience on Preakness day, May 16, 2009.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2009 Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, MD  12-16-2008 ---- The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2009 Preakness logo. The 134th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (Grade I), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, is set for Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Pimlico Race Course.

Big Brown Departs Pimlico Two Days After Preakness Victory

BALTIMORE,MD  05-19-2008 ---- Nearly 40 hours after Big Brown delivered a memorable 5 1/4 length victory in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (Grade I), the dual classic winner left the Pimlico stakes barn and headed to New York

Preakness Winner Big Brown Ready To Take Aim At Triple Crown Sweep In The Belmont Stakes

BALTIMORE, MD. 05-18-2008
 

BIG BROWN – Big Brown looked alert in his stall and full of himself during a subsequent walk under the shedrow with assistant trainer Michelle Nevin on the morning after his stirring 5¼-length triumph in Saturday’s 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Big Brown Proves His Greatness in Preakness Stakes

     BALTIMORE, 05-17-08---IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr.’s Big Brown, on cruise control until asked to go by jockey Kent Desormeaux, exploded away from his 11 rivals at the top of the Pimlico homestretch to notch a dominating victory in the 133rd running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes (G I) Saturday.

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