Racing News

Nominations Close Tuesday, May 9 for Preakness Weekend Stakes

142nd Preakness (G1) Tops May 20 Card of Eight Stakes Worth $2.55 Million
93rd Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Day May 19 Offers Seven Stakes Worth $1.15 Million
BALTIMORE – Nominations close Tuesday, May 9 for the stakes-filled Preakness Weekend at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Racing Returns to Historic Pimlico Race Course

Preakness Meet at Pimlico Opens Thursday for 12-Day Stand
142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) Set for May 20
93rd Black-Eyed Susan (G2), Ultimate Girls Day Out May 19
$100,000 Trainer Bonus Returns for Preakness Weekend Stakes

Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming Headed to Preakness

Seeking Fifth Straight Win in Middle Jewel of Triple Crown
Horse Scheduled to Arrive at Pimlico Tuesday Morning
Black-Eyed Susan Day, Ultimate Girls Day Out, InfieldFest on Tap
BALTIMORE – Always Dreaming, impressive winner of the Kentucky Derby (G1), is headed to historic Pimlico Race Course for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, the 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) Saturday, May 20.

Frank Stronach Endorses Horse Racing Integrity Act

Aurora, Ontario-April 26, 2017

I, Frank Stronach, Founder and Honorary Chairman of The Stronach Group, am pleased to support the Horse Racing Integrity Act, sponsored by Congressman Andy Barr and Congressman Paul Tonko.

Under the legislation, USADA should work together with state regulators and members of the horse racing industry to achieve the highest integrity at a reasonable cost.

Grammy-Award Winner Zedd Named Special Guest of Budweiser InfieldFest at the 142nd Preakness

Zedd Joins Platinum Selling Artist Sam Hunt and Award-Winning Music Group Good Charlotte along with LOCASH and High Valley on May 20th 
BALTIMORE, MD - April 19, 2017  – The Stronach Group, owners of the legendary Preakness Stakes and Pimlico Race Course, announced today that Grammy and Billboard award-winning electronic music artist Zedd will be the special guest artist joining the 2017 Preakness Budweiser InfieldFest on Saturday, May 20th.


Miami, Florida, April 5, 2017  - Fresh off the heels of the inaugural running of the $12 million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational, The Stronach Group announced today that the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race is about to get even richer. On January 27th, 2018, the world will again turn its attention to South Florida in anticipation of an extraordinary, new record setting, $16 million USD purse. 

The Stronach Group Releases The First Block of Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational Available Now

The Stronach Group Releases The First Block of Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational Available Now

Pimlico to Host Rescheduled Canter for the Cause October 9

Proceeds Benefit Susan G. Komen and Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
BALTIMORE – On Sunday, Oct. 9, historic Pimlico Race Course will once again serve as host to Canter for the Cause to benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
The annual event was originally scheduled in May but was postponed due to an equine herpesvirus breakout in the Mid-Atlantic.

NBC Sports Group To Televise $12 Million Pegasus World Cup

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the inaugural running of the $12 Million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational. The world's richest thoroughbred race will be contested on January 28, 2017 at The Stronach Group's premier destination, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.