Preakness

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Preak•ness

(ˈprik nɪs)
n.
a horse race for three-year-olds run annually two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Pimlico, Baltimore, Md.
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Noun1.Preakness - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland
thoroughbred race - a race between thoroughbred horses
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After sloshing through a sea of mud for a resounding triumph in the 140th Preakness Stakes at an atrociously ugly Pimlico on Saturday, American Pharoah will go to the Belmont Stakes in three weeks' time amid high hopes he is the anointed one.
May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland's most celebrated race, and second jewel of the Triple Crown, just got a dose of delicious Chesapeake flavor with the designation of OLD BAY as the Official Seasoning of the 140th Preakness Stakes.
Espinoza, who won the Kentucky Derby (G1) and the Preakness Stakes (G1) aboard the horse last year, is blissfully aware that the horse's humanness will come to the fore on the big night.
The 77-year-old trainer a former unknown has become a household name courtesy of his charge's victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
The 138th running of the Preakness Stakes solidified a 36th straight year without a Triple Crown winner.
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FOR MORE than a century, the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore has hosted the Preakness Stakes, one of the most prominent horse races in the country.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes hero is on the verge of making history as he bids to become the first winner of the American Triple Crown since Affirmed 30 years ago.
KENTUCKY Derby hero Big Brown moved a step closer to immortality as he blew away his rivals to land the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.
Barbaro's veterinarians in Pennsylvania held a news teleconference Thursday morning to report that the colt, who shattered his right hind leg in the May 20 Preakness Stakes, is a ``long shot'' to survive a case of laminitis that has damaged the hoof wall on his other hind foot.
Had he won the Preakness Stakes, the famously injured thoroughbred Barbaro would have been so valuable his owners wouldn't be able to fully insure him.
The Triple Crown hopeful was pulled up by Edgar Prado after breaking three bones around his right hind ankle in the early stages of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday night.