Pimlico Race Course

What Would Baltimore Ownership Of Pimlico Look Like?

The battle between the City of Baltimore and The Stronach Group over the future of the Preakness and Pimlico got a little more heated this week when the city filed suit to take over ownership of the track and of the second jewel of the Triple Crown. Frank Vespe at The Racing Biz questioned what […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Indiana Racing & Breeding: A Maryland Melee?

Within the last few days, Baltimore’s mayor put up the dukes against the Stronach Group over the status of Pimlico Race Course and the second leg of the Triple Crown. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick talk about the future of the Preakness and horse racing in Baltimore and […]

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Baltimore Mayor, Stronach Group Knock Heads Over Future Racetrack Plans

The mayor of Baltimore isn’t going down without a fight in the effort to save Pimlico Race Course. In a letter to Maryland’s governor and state legislative leaders, Catherine Pugh takes aim at a Stronach Group plan to create one “super track” at Laurel Park and an equine training and health center at Bowie instead […]

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Study Projects $424 Million Price Tag To Keep Preakness At Pimlico

Phase 2 of a study by the Maryland Stadium Authority has concluded it will cost $424 million to rebuild Pimlico Race Course in order to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. The study, released on Thursday, did not spell out where the money to rebuild the aging racetrack would come from, although Baltimore Mayor Catherine […]

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Could Bowie Rise Again? Facility May Be Used As A Training Center

The Racing Biz reports that Bowie, formerly a staple of the winter Mid-Atlantic circuit, could once more come to life as a training center. Maryland Jockey Club President and General Manager Sal Sinatra suggested the mostly-vacant shell could become “a world class facility” serving Laurel Park as Palm Meadows does for Gulfstream Park. Sinatra said […]

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‘An Unforgettable Weekend’: 2019 Preakness Tickets Now On Sale

The Stronach Group, owners of the legendary Pimlico Race Course, announced Thursday that facility and Preakness Village tickets to the 144th Preakness Stakes are on sale. The Preakness Stakes (G1), the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, will be held on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at Pimlico Race Course, in Baltimore, Maryland. The 95th Black-Eyed […]

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Rescheduled Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Set For Sunday, Oct. 7

The rescheduled Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire will take place Sunday, Oct. 7 beginning at 8 a.m. in the infield at legendary Pimlico Race Course. Now in its seventh year, the show was postponed from his original July 7 date due to heavy rains in the weeks leading up to the […]

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‘Canter For The Cause’: Pimlico Event Raises $10,000 For TAA, Susan G. Komen

Riders from throughout the Mid-Atlantic cantered, walked and trotted their horses across legendary Pimlico Race Course Sunday morning as part of Canter For The Cause while raising awareness and money for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Susan G. Komen Maryland. Riders brought their ponies, Thoroughbred, Clydesdales and Standardbreds to Pimlico to walk in the footsteps of such champions as […]

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Pimlico: Lynch Secures Jockey Title, Three-Way Tie For Leading Trainer Honors

Jockey Feargal Lynch and trainers Kieron Magee, Jerry Robb and Mary Eppler clinched individual honors Monday on a special Memorial Day holiday program to close the 12-day Preakness Meet at legendary Pimlico Race Course. Lynch, 39, entered the nine-race program with nine wins, three more than Horacio Karamanos and Rosario Montanez and four better than Laurel Park […]

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Live Racing Resumes At Pimlico Thursday With $216,236 Carryover In Rainbow 6

Building on the momentum of a weekend witnessed by more than 180,000 fans on-track and where total handle surpassed $112 million, live racing returns to legendary Pimlico Race Course Thursday with a nine-race program that features a 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover of $216,236.59. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved on both the May 18 Black-Eyed Susan […]

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