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Preakness Stakes

The second leg in the North American Triple Crown of racing

Preakness Stakes > Thoroughbred Betting

RaceTrack Info:
Pimlico Race Course

Course Type:

1 3/16 miles (9.5 furlongs)


The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs (1 3/16 miles (1,900 m)) on dirt. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg); fillies 121 lb (55 kg). It is the second leg of the Triple Crown, held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks before the Belmont Stakes.