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A bill that would pay for costly repairs at Pimlico Race Course is scheduled for a hearing before state lawmakers. The “Racing and Community Development Act of 2020” would help keep the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown in Baltimore. It’s set for a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. READ […]

A horse has dies at Pimlico after finishing a race on Friday. Accorning to Fox 45, the sudden death of Congrats Gal was confirmed Friday afternoon. The horse collapsed and died after crossing the finishing line in the Miss Preakness Stakes 8th race. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: [twitter-follow […]

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The Maryland Jockey Club has scheduled a news conference on Monday to announce that the 125-year-old northernmost section of seating will not be accessible to fans for the 2019 Preakness Stakes. This section of seating represents almost 47 percent of the 14,000 seats in Pimlico’s traditional structures. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! For The Latest […]

The fight to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore is intensifying between city leaders and Pimlico’s owners. The Stronach Group issued a letter Wednesday demanding Baltimore withdrawal its lawsuit to keep the race from leaving the city. “We respectfully demand that the City Action be immediately withdrawn. The failure to do so may result in […]

There’s no plan to keep the Preakness Stakes race in Baltimore.  That’s according to the Stronach Group, the owners of the Pimlico Race Course. On Thursday, Mayor Catherine Pugh told members of the Legislative Black Caucus her team successfully negotiated to keep the race at Pimlico. But the race course owner, says that’s not true. […]

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has ratcheted up a bitter dispute with the owners of a historic racetrack in an effort to seize a nearly 150-year-old course and block the move of one of America’s premier horse races out of the city where it was first run in 1873. Under state law, the Preakness Stakes — […]

Mixed reaction from local officials and residents who live near the Pimlico Race Course after a new study. The Maryland Stadium Authority report calls for the demolition and replacement of the racetrack and says it will take $424 million to get it done. The aging thoroughbred track which is the site for the Preakness Stakes […]