March 31, 201
Maryland Racing Shifts to Historic Pimlico Race Course Thursday, April 2
$1.5 Million Preakness (G1) May 16 Highlights 37-Day Spring Meet
Pick 5 with Industry Low Takeout; 10-Cent Rainbow 6 Comes to Pimlico
21 Stakes Including Black-Eyed Susan (G2) and Pimlico Special (G3)
Eclectic Music Events and Ultimate Girls Day Out Preakness Weekend
BALTIMORE – Championship racing returns to historic Pimlico Race Course onThursday for the opening of its 37-day spring meet, highlighted by the 140th renewal of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) May 16.
The middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the 1 3/16-mile Preakness, will anchor an eight-stakes card that includes the Longines Dixie (G2), Gallorette Handicap (G3) and Maryland Sprint Handicap (G3).