Racing on the turf at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md.
Stakes nominations are due Tuesday, Might 4, for Preakness weekend at Pimlico Race Course, that includes 16 stakes, 10 graded, price $3.25 million in purses Might 14-15 led by the 146th working of the Preakness Stakes (G1), Center Jewel of the Triple Crown.
Different graded occasions on Preakness Day, Might 15, are the $250,000 Dinner Celebration (G2) and $150,000 Gallorette (G3) on turf and the $200,000 Chick Lang (G3), $150,000 Maryland Dash (G3) and $100,000 UAE President Cup (G1) for Arabian horses on the principle monitor.
Preakness eve, Might 14, might be highlighted by the 97th working of the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) for 3-year-old fillies. Among the many supporting graded stakes are the historic $250,000 Pimlico Particular (G3) and $150,000 Miss Preakness on dust and $150,000 Allaire du Pont (G3) on turf.
The Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship (MATCH) Collection returns following a one-year hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 with 4 races Preakness weekend – the Pimlico Particular and Allaire du Pont Might 14 and the Maryland Dash and $100,000 Runhappy Skipat Might 15.
Entries might be taken and put up positions drawn Sunday, Might 9 for the Black-Eyed Susan Day program and Monday, Might 10 for Preakness Day.
For the fifth straight 12 months, the Maryland Jockey Membership is providing bonus cash totaling $100,000 to trainers who run a minimal of 5 horses within the 15 Thoroughbred stakes races throughout Preakness weekend. The coach with probably the most factors will obtain $50,000, second $25,000, third $12,000, fourth $7,000, fifth $4,000 and sixth $2,000.
Factors are amassed for ending first (10 factors), second (seven), third (5), fourth (three) and having a starter (one) within the Skipat, Miss Preakness, Allaire du Pont, Black-Eyed Susan, Pimlico Particular, Hilltop, Jim McKay Turf Dash, Maryland Dash, Chick Lang, Preakness, Gallorette, James W. Murphy, Dinner Celebration, The Very One and Sir Barton.
There may even be bonus cash totaling $50,000 for trainers with probably the most factors in non-stakes races throughout Preakness weekend. The factors are amassed in comparable trend with $25,000 going to the chief, $10,000 to second, $7,000 to 3rd, $4,000 to fourth, $2,500 to fifth and $1,000 to sixth.
Corridor of Famer Steve Asmussen was the main Preakness weekend stakes coach in 2018 and 2019, adopted by Brad Cox in 2019 and Mike Maker in 2020.
Races & Submit Occasions for Black-Eyed Susan, Preakness
The Maryland Jockey Membership will characteristic 14-race packages on Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Day.
On Friday, Might 15, first race put up might be 11:30 a.m. ET with the Black-Eyed Susan scheduled to go off at roughly 5:44 p.m. On Saturday, Might 16, the reside program begins at 10:30 a.m. with the Preakness scheduled to go off at roughly 6:47 p.m.
There might be a Black-Eyed Susan-Preakness day by day double supplied Friday. The Preakness would be the 13th race Saturday, adopted by the UAE President Cup (G1) for Arabians at 7:33 p.m.
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