Preakness Stakes Need-to-Know Guide
All the links you need, plus one you don’t.
All the 2019 Preakness links you need…
Where: Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland
When: Saturday, May 18
Post time: 6:48 PM ET
Purse: $1.5 million
Distance: A mile and three sixteenths over dirt
TV: Starting at 2:30 PM ET on NBC Sports Network; moves to NBC at 5 PM
Live stream: NBC Sports Live Extra: pre-race coverage starts at 2:30 PM ET (cable subscription is required)
Stats: For details about each horse, see Preakness.com. You can also get a quick preview of the field (and vote in our poll!) by reading our coverage here.
Picks worth pondering: Forbes, New York Times, Washington Post, Bleacher Report
Online Betting: If you’re looking to up the ante, a variety of online betting sites are at your service. We recommend Twinspires.com for ease of use – it has all the bells and whistles for experienced bettors, but it’s simple enough for novices to use as well. Brisnet.com is another useful resource. Gamble responsibly.
…plus one you don’t.
The Preakness: Remembering Pimlico infield’s ‘Running of the Urinals’. Because why not. Keep it classy, Preakness.
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