The Preakness Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually on the third Saturday in May at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is the second jewel of the Triple Crown, following the Kentucky Derby and preceding the Belmont Stakes.
The upcoming Preakness Stakes is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023. The race will feature three-year-old thoroughbred horses competing over a distance of 1 3/16 miles (9.5 furlongs) on a dirt track.
The event will be a full day of racing, with a number of other stakes races on the card in addition to the Preakness. The race is expected to draw a large crowd, including horse racing enthusiasts, celebrities, and other spectators.
As one of the most prestigious races in the world, the Preakness Stakes will be broadcast on television and online, allowing viewers from around the world to watch the excitement and drama unfold. Wagering for the Preakness will be available in Virginia at any of the six Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums in New Kent, Richmond, Hampton, Dumfries, Collinsville & Vinton, at the VA-Horseplay OTBs inside Breakers Sports Grille in Henrico & Buckets Bar & Grill in Chesapeake, and online via four partner sites—Twinspires.com, TVG.com, Xpressbet.com & NYRABets.com.