Preakness just one race in exciting two-day lineup

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With less that 48-hours to go until the start of the 2018 Preakness, it’s important to rebember that the Preakness is ONE race in a weekend lineup

The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes will post (kickoff for the football fans) at 6:48pm on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Preceding the Preakness stakes there are two days of races and festivities at Old Hilltop.

Here is a schedule of events as published by

Black Eyed Susan Day – Friday, May, 18, 2018

11:30am – Unnamed Race
12:01pm – The Komen Maryland Survivor Race
12:32pm – The 4th Running of the Sgt. Reckless Memorial Dash
1:03pm – The 2nd Running of the Beyond the Wire Purse
1:34pm – The 25th running of the $100,000 Skipat Stakes
2:06pm – The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Race presented by Omega Alpha
2:39pm – The 33rd running of the $150,000 Adena Springs Miss Preakness Stakes-GIII
3:13pm – The 3rd Running of the Northwestern Mutual “Live Life Differently” Race

3:34pm – The 48th running of the $300,000 Pimlico Special
4:14pm – The 13th running of the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint
4:48pm – The 94th running of the $250,000 Xpressbet Black-Eyed Susan Stakes-G II
Fillies, Three-Years-Old, One Mile and One-Eighth
5:25pm – The 46th running of the $100,000 Hilltop Stakes
5:57pm – The 25th running of the $150,000 Maker’s Mark Allaire duPont Distaff
Fillies and Mares, Three-Years-Old and Upward
6:31pm – Unnamed Race


10:30am – Unnamed race
11:05am – Unnamed race
11:41am – Unnamed race
12:16pm – Unnamed race
12:51pm – The 9th running of the $100,000 BMW James W. Murphy Stakes (On the Turf)
1:28pm – The 9th running of the LifeBridge Health Good Neighbors Race
2:07pm – The 117th running of the $250,000 Maker’s Mark Dixie Stakes (On the Turf)
2:45pm – The 9th running of the $200,000 Clear Span Chick Lang Stakes
3:25pm – The 67th running of the $150,000 Stella Artois Gallorette Stakes – The Run for the Chalice
Fillies and Mares, Three-Years-Old and Upward, One Mile and One-Sixteenth (On the Turf)
4:05pm – The 32nd running of the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes
Three-Year-Olds and Upward, Six Furlongs MATCH Race
4:42pm – The 18th running of the
$100,000 The Very One Stakes (On the Turf)
5:42pm – The 21st running of the $100,000 Latin American Racing Channel Sir Barton Stakes
Three-Year-Olds (Non-winners of an Open Sweepstakes)
6:48pm – The 143rd running of the $1,500,000 Preakness Stakes
7:35pm – Unnamed race

Otherwise known as the “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans”, the Preakness Stakes is the second leg of the American Triple Crown of racing and takes place on the third Saturday of May at Pimlico Race Course.

The race is now in its 143rd year in 2019. More information about the upcoming event here: