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American stakes race for Thoroughbreds, part of the Triple Crown

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Preakness Stakes: American stakes race for Thoroughbreds, part of the Triple Crown
The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race run over a distance of 9.5 furlongs on dirt. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg); fillies 121 lb (55 kg). It is the second jewel of the Triple Crown, held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby and two or three weeks before the Belmont Stakes.

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Historic section of Pimlico not safe for Preakness seating

An engineering firm has determined the last historic section of Pimlico Race Course isn't safe, meaning almost 7,000 seats won't be available for the Preakness Stakes next month
USATODAY.com - Published

Pimlico to lose 6,670 seats for Preakness at aging Pimlico

The northern grandstand at Pimlico Race Course has significantly deteriorated and will be closed for the Preakness in May
USATODAY.com - Published

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