Racing News

Pimlico To Offer $3.7 Million During Spring Meet

Preakness Week at Pimlico to Host 15 Stakes, 8 Graded
141st Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 21; 92nd Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Friday, May 20
$300,000 Pimlico Special (G3) May 20, $250,000 Longines Dixie (G2) May 21
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it will offer a $3.7 million stakes schedule this spring at Pimlico Race Course, highlighted the $1.5 million Preakness (G1), $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2), and $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3).

Preakness Media Application Now Online

Woods, Frutkoff Entries Welcome for Preakness Awards
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club is now accepting media credential applications for the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes, to be run Saturday, May 21 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
Members of the media can apply for credentials by clicking here.

Laurel, Pimlico Open for Simulcasting Monday, Live Racing Cancelled

Entries Taken Monday for Friday and Saturday
LAUREL, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that live racing has been cancelled Monday, but that both Laurel and Pimlico will be open for simulcast wagering.
Management has also informed horsemen that Laurel will be open for training Monday morning.

Entries Welcome for David Woods & Jerry Frutkoff Preakness Awards

BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it is accepting entries for the David F. Woods Memorial Award, presented annually to the writer of the best Preakness story from the previous year, and the Jerry Frutkoff Photography Award, presented to the photographer of the best Preakness picture from the previous year. 

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2016 Preakness Logo

Retro Design with Contemporary Edge for May 21 Middle Jewel

Preakness, BESD & InfieldFest Tickets Go On Sale Monday, Oct. 5

Tickets for Black-Eyed Susan, InfieldFest On Sale Same Day
 BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that tickets for 2016 Preakness Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan Day and InfieldFest at historic Pimlico Race Course will go on sale Monday, Oct. 5.

A Second Career For Lacrosse Moon

Former Maryland Runner to Compete in Totally Thoroughbred Show

BALTIMORE, MD., 07/11/15 - Two years removed from a 27-race career on the Mid-Atlantic circuit, Lynn and Michael Horvath’s Lacrosse Moon will return to Pimlico for this weekend’s Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show.

Pimlico Hosting Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Saturday, July 11

Total Prize Money More Than $17,000
To Benefit Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue & Foxie G Foundation
Vendors Row, Concessions, Raffles

BALTIMORE, MD., 07/02/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club’s Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, to be held at historic Pimlico Race Course Saturday, July 11, will have prize money totaling more than $17,000 with the featured class of the day the $7,500 Hillwood Stable Jumper Speed Stakes.

Preakness Helps Raise More Than $65,000 For Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/16/15 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that a community-wide fundraising effort helped raise more than $65,000 for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) during the Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course.  

Pimlico Shows Sharp Increases In Spring Handle

Continues Maryland Jockey Club Momentum

BALTIMORE, MD., 06/08/15 – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Pimlico Race Course’s 37-day spring meet, highlighted by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah’s impressive victory in the 140th Preakness Stakes, ended Saturday with sharp increases over last year in total and average handle