Preakness Stakes Event Tickets
Get your Preakness Stakes tickets from TicketSmarter to see the second jewel of the Triple Crown at the Pimlico Race Course! The Preakness is a Grade I race featuring 3-year-old thoroughbred colts, geldings, and fillies. The winner of the inaugural event in 1873 was Survivor, which held the record for the largest winning margin until 2004. The first horse that won the Preakness Stakes on the way to the Triple Crown was Sir Barton and the most recent winner being Justify. In total, only 13 horses have swept the Triple Crown. Five fillies have won the Preakness including Rachel Alexandra in 2009.
Preakness Tickets Pricing
Ordering Preakness Stakes tickets for the infield general admission area is the cheapest way to go and features a fun, party atmosphere. If you really want to let loose, then you can get an Infield Mug Club pass that includes unlimited refills of beer. The most exclusive and expensive areas are the Turfside Terrace and Sports Palace Reserved. These sections offer gourmet lunch, private restrooms, and unlimited beverages.
Also known as The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans, the Preakness Stakes typically takes place on the third Saturday of May at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. This places it two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and three weeks before the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. See the TicketSmarter calendar for the most current date and time information.
The inaugural running was in 1873 and has been held annually since then with a 3-year break between 1891 and 1893. The race record at 1 minute and 53 seconds was set by Secretariat in 1973. As the official Preakness Stakes ticket resale marketplace, TicketSmarter is proud to offer premium seating options for the equestrian event.
Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course Seating Chart
The Preakness Stakes takes place at the Pimlico Race Course which features a total seating capacity of 98,983 spectators with attendance often topping 120,000, including the spectators on the infield. The massive 3-level grandstand features multiple reserved seating areas that provide the best view of the finish line. The clubhouse sections provide a view of the horses as they thunder into turn 1. If you want to be as close as possible to the action then the concourse apron box will put you right next to the rail before the finish line.
No matter where you sit, you’re bound to enjoy the festivities and aura of this historic horse racing event with Preakness tickets from TicketSmarter! The Pimlico Race Course is located at 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215.
Do you need help finding the best seat? TicketSmarter’s interactive seating map will show you all of the available options in a detailed chart. The filter tool sorts the ticket options by price, section, and row so you don’t have to make a special trip to the Pimlico ticket office. Be sure to secure your Preakness Stakes tickets to witness history being made in the run to the Triple Crown.
InfieldFest at Preakness Stakes
InfieldFest is a music festival event that goes on during the day of the race, featuring major pop, EDM and rap artists like Marshmello and DaBaby. It’s a rowdy atmosphere with a full day of dancing and music while the horses and jockeys take care of business on the track. Get your Preakness tickets for InfieldFest from TicketSmarter to experience the party of a lifetime!
Safe and Secure Preakness Ticket Purchasing
As the official ticket resale marketplace of The Preakness, TicketSmarter offers a safe and secure web platform for buying and selling tickets to the race. We use the highest standards in the ticketing industry to ensure your personal information is protected during all transactions.
100% Preakness Stakes ticket guarantee
You can buy with confidence knowing that your tickets are 100% guaranteed for valid entry into the race track. Skip the box office lines on race day and get your Triple Crown tickets in advance from TicketSmarter.