5201 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, United States
Pimlico Race Course is located in Baltimore, Maryland and offers Thoroughbred horse racing from spring to fall each year. It is home of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, after the Kentucky Derby. The Preakness is held on the third Sunday of May every year.
Pimlico opened on October 25, 1870. It is the second oldest racetrack in the nation, next to Saratoga in New York. Pimlico has hosted many famous race horses over the years, such as Man o' War, Sir Barton, Citation, Secretariat and Seabiscuit.
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Pimlico Race Course Schedule
Live Racing: Wednesday to Sunday
Racing Calendar: March through October
Course Type: Flat
Notable Races: Grade 1 Stakes Races: Preakness Stakes, Pimlico Special. Grade 2 Stakes Races: Dixie Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, Allaire duPont Distaff Stakes. Grade 3 Stakes Races: Gallorette Handicap, Chick Lang Stakes, Miss Preakness Stakes, Maryland Breeders' Cup Sprint Handicap, William Donald Schaefer Handicap.
Main Track: One mile oval
Distance from last turn to finish line: 1,152 feet
Turf Course: 7 furlongs
Stakes Races at Pimlico
Mister Diz STakes
Stormy Blue Stakes
Henry S. Clark Stakes
Federico Tesio Stakes
Shine Again Stakes
Kattegat's Pride Starter Handicap
Miss Preakness Stakes
Black-Eyed Susan Stakes
Jim McKay Turf Sprint
The Very One Stakes
Maryland Sprint Handicap
Deputed Testamony Starter Handicap
The Chick Lang Stakes
Allaire Dupont Distaff Stakes
James W. Murphy Stakes
The Dixie Stakes
The Canonero II Stakes