BALTIMORE, 12-14-11---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2012 Preakness logo for the 137th running of the $1,000,000 Preakness Stakes® (G1), the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, which is set for Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Pimlico Race Course.
For the 13th consecutive year, the Leffler Agency of Baltimore and Tampa designed the official Preakness logo. Five times their Preakness designs have won major national awards for the agency.
The 2012 Preakness logo depicts the horse and jockey as repeating stylized graphics with curved elements that convey movement. The type treatment is simple and modern. Overall, the logo uses the traditional Maryland colors of red, gold, and black.
“The challenge of making a national logo like the Preakness logo every year is the challenge of uniqueness,” said Bob Leffler, agency president/owner. The Leffler Agency utilizes our BrandNU(TM) design concept every year so that none of the logos look alike"
Tickets for Preakness 137 have been on sale since early October. Seating information and ticket reservation forms can be found at http://www.preakness.com/tickets. Renewals are being accepted through January 9, 2012.
There is tiered pricing for Infield-MUG Club tickets:
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Tickets can be purchased by calling the Preakness sales office (410-542-9400 or 877-206-8042) or by logging onto www.ticketmaster.com.