Racing News

Juarez Gearing Up to Finish Up Apprenticeship in Style

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/08/15 --- Apprentice Nik Juarez, who won aboard his very first career mount on Dec. 14, 2013 at Laurel Park, scored aboard his first mount back from a 6 ½-month hiatus Friday at Pimlico.

River Rush Takes Shortest Course to Victory in Pimlico Feature

            Jockey Celebration Day Benefits Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/04/15 – On the short end of photo-finish win pictures in his last two starts, James Wolf’s River Rush broke through with a commanding front-running victory in Saturday’s featured eighth race at Pimlico. 

Pletcher-Trained Nonna’s Boy Dominates Friday’s Pimlico Feature

Giveaways, Jockey Celebration Day Highlight Saturday’s Program

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/03/15 – Well-connected New York shipper Nonna’s Boy stalked the pace before drawing off through the stretch to capture Friday’s featured seventh race at Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico’s 2015 Spring Meet Opens With Optimism

Fans Greeted with New Betting Menu, Innovation

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/02/15 – Apprentice jockey Darius Thorpe needed every ounce of his 7-pound weight allowance to eke out the narrowest of victories aboard long shot Gold Hill ($29) in the first race on Thursday’s opening-day program of the 2015 Spring Meet at Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico’s 37-Day Spring Meet Set for Thursday Opener

50-Cent Pick 5, 10-Cent Rainbow 6 New This Season                      

BALTIMORE, MD., 04/01/15 – The 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 will be greatly anticipated when the 37-day spring meet gets under way Thursday at Pimlico Race Course.

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, MD., 03-31-15 – Championship racing returns to historic Pimlico Race Course on Thursday for the opening of its 37-day spring meet, highlighted by the 140th renewal of the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) May 16.

Pimlico Goes High Definition When Racing Begins Thursday, April 2

BALTIMORE, MD., 03/30/15 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it has invested $1.5 million to broadcast the 2015 spring meet at Pimlico in high-definition television.

Along with the installation of approximately 150 new

Pimlico To Offer Pick 5 With Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout

10-Cent Rainbow 6 Will Also Be Offered
BALTIMORE, MD., 03/18/15 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it will offer a Pick 5 with an industry low 12-percent takeout when Pimlico Race Course opens Thursday, April 2 for its spring meet.

The Cadillac Three Kicks Off Preakness Concert Series At Rams Head Live Saturday, May 9

BALTIMORE, MD., 03/17/15 -The Maryland Jockey Club today announced The Cadillac Three will headline a kickoff concert at Rams Head Live in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 9. The 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1), the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, will be held at historic Pimlico Race Course the following Saturday.

Vivid Seats Named Official Ticket Reseller of 2015 Preakness Stakes

  Tickets Purchased through Vivid Seats Guaranteed; Representatives to be On Site

BALTIMORE- The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Vivid Seats has been named the Official Ticket Reseller of the 2015 Preakness Stakes, to be held Saturday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.