Preakness

Legendary jockey Dominguez to be honored Preakness week

April 13, 2014 | WNST Staff

DOMINGUEZ HEADLINES 2014 ALIBI BREAKFAST AWARD WINNERS BALTIMORE, 04-11-14—Pimlico Race Course today announced the winners of this year’s Preakness media awards. Honorees will be recognized and awards presented at the May 15 Alibi Breakfast in the Terrace Dining Room. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., two days prior to the middle jewel of the [...]

Switchfoot, Eli Young Band added to Preakness concert lineup

March 21, 2014 | WNST Staff

SWITCHFOOT, ELI YOUNG BAND, SUNDY BEST & GO GO GADJET ADDED TO PREAKNESS INFIELD CONCERT LINEUP Bands Will Play On Jägermeister Stage May 17 At Pimlico Race Course BALTIMORE, 03-21-14—The Maryland Jockey Club today announced Switchfoot, Eli Young Band, Sundy Best and Go Go Gadjet will perform on the Jägermeister stage on Saturday, May 17 at Pimlico Race Course, prior to the [...]

Trainer bonus added to Preakness weekend purse

February 18, 2014 | WNST Staff

PIMLICO STAKES SCHEDULE WORTH NEARLY $4.7 MILLION DURING 35-DAY SPRING MEETING $100,000 Trainer Bonus Added To Preakness Weekend BALTIMORE, 02-18-14—The Maryland Racing Commission approved the 2014 Pimlico Race Course spring stakes schedule at its monthly meeting this afternoon. The headline event of the 10-week meeting is the 139th running of the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1), the [...]

Lorde to headline Preakness infield concert

February 06, 2014 | WNST Staff

GRAMMY WINNER LORDE TO HEADLINE 2014 INFIELDFEST CONCERT ON PREAKNESS DAY Lorde To Make Her First Maryland Appearance At Pimlico BALTIMORE, 02-06-14—The Maryland Jockey Club today announced that double Grammy Award winner Lorde will headline the 2014 Preakness InfieldFest concert. The 17-year-old superstar will play an extended set on the main stage Saturday, May 17at Pimlico Race Course when the [...]

Preakness purse raised to $1.5 million starting in 2014

December 12, 2013 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE, 12-12-13—The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it has increased the purse for the Preakness Stakes (G1) from $1 million to $1.5 million. The middle jewel of Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown is Saturday, May 17 at historic Pimlico Race Course. It is the first increase for the 1 3/16-mile classic since the purse was raised to $1 million [...]

MJC announces 2014 Preakness logo

MJC announces 2014 Preakness logo

October 29, 2013 | WNST Staff

MARYLAND JOCKEY CLUB UNVEILS 2014 PREAKNESS LOGO BALTIMORE, 10-29-13—The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2014 Preakness logo for the 139th running of the $1 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 17 at Pimlico Race Course. For the 15th consecutive year, the Leffler Agency designed the official Preakness logo. The agency’s creative [...]

MJC announces spring handle figures

June 11, 2013 | WNST Staff

PIMLICO ANNOUNCES SPRING HANDLE FIGURES BALTIMORE, 06-11-13—The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course last weekend with total wagering of $188 million, an increase of 12% from a year ago. However, the average daily handle was 12% lower than 2012, down from $5.2 million to $4.6 million, because of an increase in live [...]

Here’s some New Material on Oxbow, Ripken, more

May 20, 2013 | Glenn Clark

MJC President Chuckas hoping to build off successful Preakness

May 20, 2013 | WNST Audio

Preakness win more satisfying now for grandfather Stevens

Preakness win more satisfying now for grandfather Stevens

May 20, 2013 | WNST Audio

Oxbow jockey joined Glenn and Thyrl Monday on “The Handoff” on WNST…