Preakness Stakes

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Preakness Stakes
Grade I race
2011 Preakness Stakes starting gate.jpg
"The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
LocationPimlico Race Course
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Inauguratit1873
Race teepThoroughbred
WabsteidPreakness Stakes
Race information
Distance1 316 miles (9.5 furlongs)
Record1:53.00, Secretariat (1973)
TrackCaur-haundit
Qualification3-year-auld
WechtCowt/Libbin: 126 pounds (57 kg)
Filly: 121 pounds (55 kg)
PurseUS$1,500,000

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoraebred horse race held on the third Saturday in Mey ilk year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.