|Maryland is the home of
Pimlico Race course where the second leg of the world-famous thoroughbred
Triple Crown races, the Preakness Stakes, are being held every third weekend
Home of the prestigious $1 million
Preakness Stakes, the race that determines
the Kentucky Derby winner will have a chance to grab the Triple Crown.
Preakness Stakes has a rich history, it was first run two years before the
Derby, in 1873, and was
named after the horse who won the 1870 Dinner Party Stakes, Preakness.
The highlight of a 26-race
stakes spring schedule worth $3.9 million, the 133rd
running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes set to take place on May 17, at Pimlico
Race Course includes a number of changes.