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Preakness Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 17
Middle Jewel of Triple Crown, InfieldFest Saturday, May 20
BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that tickets for the 2017 Preakness Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan and InfieldFest at historic Pimlico Race Course will go on sale Monday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m.
The 142nd Preakness Stakes - the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown - and InfieldFest will take place Saturday, May 20. Black-Eyed Susan Day - the Ultimate Girls Day Out - will take place Friday, May 19.
Seats can be purchased by clicking here.
Infield and MUG Club tickets can be purchased by clicking here.
Renewal invoices to secure the same tickets as 2016 have been sent out with a deadline of Jan. 12.
The Preakness is one of the largest single-day sporting events in the world as well as an American institution. First contested in 1873, the Preakness - known as "The People's Race...the People's Party" - is one of Thoroughbred racing's most valued Grade 1 races.
A record crowd of 135,256 watched Kentucky Derby runner-up Exaggerator beat Kentucky Derby and Florida Derby winner Nyquist earlier this year. A record $94.127 million was wagered on Pimlico's 14-race Preakness program. Past Preakness winners include Triple Crown champions Secretariat, Affirmed, Citation, American Pharoah, Seattle Slew and War Admiral.
Black-Eyed Susan Day attracted a record crowd of 47,956 that watched and wagered on a program including seven stakes races, highlighted by Go Maggie Go's victory in the Black-Eyed Susan, Noble Bird's victory in the Pimlico Special and Ben's Cat winning the Jim McKay Turf Sprint.
InfieldFest has become one of the world's most eclectic music festivals featuring two stages, unique attractions and the popular MUG Club. InfieldFest has played host to such artists as The Chainsmokers and Fetty Wap (2016), Armin van Buuren (2015), Lorde, NAS and Little Big Town (2014), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pitbull and Florida Georgia Line (2013), Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa (2012), Bruno Mars and Trains (2011), Zac Brown, O.A.R. (2010), and Buckcherry and ZZ Top (2009).
Once again there will be tiers of pricing, based on calendar days, for Infield and MUG Club tickets:
Infield October $60.00
Infield November - December $70.00
Infield January - February $80.00
Infield March $90.00
Infield April-May $100.00
Infield Day Of $110.00
Infield MUG Club October $80.00
Infield MUG Club November - December $90.00
Infield MUG Club January - February $100.00
Infield MUG Club March $110.00
Infield MUG Club April-May $120.00
Mug & Vine Lounge $155.00
For more information go to:
Twitter: @PreaknessStakes / #Preakness
Twitter: @PreaknessStakes / #InfieldFest
Black-Eyed Susan Day
Twitter: @PreaknessStakes / #BES