Racing News

Trampled By Turtles, Easton Corbin & A Thousand Horses To Play Jägermeister Stage On Preakness Day

    Trio Join Armin van Buuren & Childish Gambino for Eclectic Day of Music Saturday, May 16

       Gates Open at Pimlico Race Course at 8 a.m., Tickets On Sale

BALTIMORE, MD.,03/10/15 --- The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that the progressive bluegrass band Trampled By Turtles, chart-topping country singer Easton Corbin and southern rock band A Thousand Horses will perform on the Jägermeister stage on Saturday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course before the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes.

Electronic Music Icon & Grammy Nominee Armin van Buuren To Headline 2015 Preakness Concert Series’ InfieldFest On Preakness Day

 Grammy-Nominated Rap Artist Childish Gambino Special Guest

          BALTIMORE, MD., 03/05/15 - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Armin van Buuren, the world's most popular electronic music DJ and producer, will headline the 2015 Preakness InfieldFest Concert.

Canter For The Cause Returns To Pimlico Sunday, May 3

Bring Your Favorite Horse to Pimlico

Walk, Trot or Canter Across Historic Track

Part of Ultimate Girls Day Out on Black-Eyed Susan Day

BALTIMORE, MD., 03/02/15 --- Pimlico Race Course will once again host the popular Canter For The Cause Sunday, May 3, allowing the public to walk, trot or canter their favorite horse on the same track that hosted Seabiscuit and Secretariat.

Pimlico's "Ultimate Girls Day Out" Returns To Old Hilltop Black-Eyed Susan Day


BALTIMORE, MD. 02/19/15 --- The Maryland Jockey Club today announced the return of Black-Eyed Susan Day's "Ultimate Girls Day Out," celebrating the spirit and strength of women, Friday, May 15 at Pimlico Race Course.

140th Preakness, Owner, Trainer & Starter Bonuses Highlight Pimlico Stakes Schedule

           Eight Graded Races Led by Preakness, Black-Eyed Susan, Longines Dixie & Pimlico Special

            $50,000 Owner/Trainer Bonus to Any Triple Crown Event Winner to Run in Pimlico Special

                        $100,000 Trainer Bonus For Most Points on Preakness Weekend

                           Whips International Turf Starter Handicap Begins April 4                                                                                   

            BALTIMORE, MD. 02/18/15---Pimlico Race Course announced today a spring schedule featuring 21 stakes races, including eight graded on Preakness Weekend May 15-16, and two unique bonuses for owners and trainers.

The Stronach Group Announces The Departure Of Tom Chuckas

AURORA, ON 11-26-14---The Stronach Group announced today that Tom Chuckas, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, has resigned his position with the company, effective November 30.

Canada Selected As International Pavilion's Host Nation At The 2015 Preakness Stakes


BALTIMORE, 11-14-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced the selection of Canada as the host nation for the 2015 International Pavilion at the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16, 2015.

Maryland Jockey Club To Race 149 Days In 2015

LAUREL, MD. 11-11-14---Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 149 days of racing in 2015 after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park.

2015 Preakness Tickets On Sale

BALTIMORE, 10-01-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that tickets for 2015 Preakness went on-sale this morning Wednesday, October 1. Renewal invoices were sent today with a deadline of January 16. The 140th running of the Preakness® Stakes will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2015 Preakness Logo

BALTIMORE, 07-28-14---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2015 Preakness logo for the 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.