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142nd Preakness Media Application Now Online
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club is now accepting media credential applications for the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), to be run Saturday, May 20 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
Members of the media can apply for credentials by clicking here.
The deadline for applications is April 30.
Applications should be completed in full and requests must include an attached digital photo (.jpg) of the media member covering the event. Preakness media credentials will be issued to members of the working media. Freelancer requests must come from an assigning editor.
Preakness credentials will be good for Preakness Week, including Black-Eyed Susan Day Friday, May 20.
The Maryland Jockey Club is also accepting entries for the David F. Woods Memorial Award, presented annually to the writer of the best Preakness story from the previous year, and the Jerry Frutkoff Photography Award, sponsored by Nikon, and presented to the photographer of the best Preakness picture from the previous year.
Recipients of the David F. Woods Award and Jerry Frutkoff Award will be honored at the historic Alibi Breakfast Thursday, May 18. The Alibi Breakfast, which started in the late 1930s, features a gathering of media, owners, trainers, breeders and jockeys to celebrate Preakness and solicit interesting race predictions.
Woods and Frutkoff entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.