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.
The first running of the race 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. The race is commonly known by the nickname “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans,” which stems from the blanket of flowers that is placed in front of the winning horse. Preakness Stakes tickets are a hot commodity as the race is one of the highest attended horse races in the United States, second only to the Kentucky Derby. As the official Preakness Stakes ticket resale marketplace, TicketSmarter is proud to offer premium seating options for the equestrian event.
Preakness Stakes Ticket Prices
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.
How much are Preakness Stakes tickets?
Tickets to the Preakness Stakes have many different price points that are associated with the section you choose to view the race from. Infield tickets can generally be found as low as $80. The average price of a ticket will be around the $250 to $300 range. All-inclusive areas will be the most expensive option with tickets starting at a price of over $500.
Preakness Stakes Date & Schedule
The Preakness Stakes typically takes place on the third Saturday of May at the Pimlico Race Course located at 5201 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. This places it two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and three weeks before the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park Raceway. The Preakness is preceded by Black-Eyed Susan Day and the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes. Fans can buy two-day ticket packages to see both of these events live. See the TicketSmarter calendar for the most current date and time information.
When do Preakness tickets go on sale?
Tickets for the Preakness Stakes go on sale in the fall. A majority of the tickets will become available starting in November. As the official ticket resale partner of the Preakness Stakes, TicketSmarter will have exclusive seating options available that you won’t find at the box office. Be sure to keep an eye on the event listings for your chance to score some amazing seats to the next Preakness race!
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!
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