Saturday, May 18, 2013
From A to Z, a wild, fun time at the 138th Preakness Stakes.
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Baltimore is home of Pimlico and the Preakness Stakes.
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Patch provides key info and live coverage of Preakness Saturday.
Today, the eyes of the sports world turn to Maryland—Pimlico to be exact. The 138th Preakness Stakes highlights Preakness Saturday in Baltimore, as Orb seeks the second leg of the Triple Crown toward the end of a day featuring one of the city's biggest parties of the year: InfieldFest. We have the rundown on events, traffic plans and more. And we'll be updating things as they happen via the live chat included with this post. Want to chime in on the live chat? Post right here, or include the hashtag #Preakness when you're on Twitter today. We'll also pull in photos from Instagram with the #Preakness hashtag in an article to appear on the site Saturday morning. Some key articles you might need to read before Preakness: See all of our …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Orb won the first leg of the Triple Crown Saturday, making up major ground in the home stretch to win the Kentucky Derby.
Orb, a thoroughbred with Maryland ties, won the Kentucky Derby Saturday, setting up a potential homecoming story later this month at the Preakness. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Orb began well back in the 20-horse field, before closing very strong in the home stretch. "I was really far back," Rosario told NBC. "I said hopefully he can go faster than that. I was saying maybe I was too far back, but it was so easy." See video of the race on NBCSports.com. The horse is owned by northern Baltimore County resident Stuart S. Janney, an executive with a New York-based financial firm, according to The Sun. Orb's father, Malibu Moon, is owned by Bel Air's Pons family of Country Life Farm, The Sun reported last month. The winning time was 2:02.89, as Orb…
Monday, February 25, 2013
The annual running of the Preakness Stakes is the largest event held in North Baltimore.
For an event often associated with imbibing, it makes a certain amount of sense to name the pitchman for a popular beer the headliner of Preakness InfieldFest. Pitbull, a recording artist who appears in Bud Light commercials, as well as hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, will headline this year’s Preakness InfieldFest set for May 18. The Maryland Jockey Club announced the performers for the InfieldFest, a party held in the infield of Pimlico Race Course during Preakness, in a news release on Monday. "InfieldFest at the Preakness enters its fifth year positioned as the region’s biggest, best and most unique party," Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas said in a news release. "There is no other event where fans can revel so …