The Preakness Stakes Simulcast – Where To Watch & Wager

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  8:00 pm

Watch and wager the second leg of  thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown Series from Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Preakness headlines a stakes filled weekend that includes nine stakes on Saturday and seven on Friday.

Jockey Flavien Prat pumps his fists as he leads Country House into the Churchill Downs winners circle on Derby Day. Photo by Coady Photography.

Saturday Stakes Lineup: 

*$1.5 million Preakness (Gr. I); $200,000 Chick Lang Stakes (Gr. 2); $250,000 Dixie Stakes(Gr. 2); $150,000 Gallorette Stakes (Gr. 3); $150,000 Maryland Sprint Stakes (Gr. 3); $100,000 The Very One Stakes; $100,000 Searching Stakes; $100,000 LARC Sir Barton Stakes; $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes

Friday Stakes Lineup:

$300,000 Pimlico Special (Gr. 3); $250,000 Black Eyed Susan (Gr. 2); $150,000 Miss Preakness Stakes (Gr. 3); $150,000 Allaire duPont Distaff Stakes (Gr. 3); $100,000 Hilltop Stakes; $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes; $100,000 Skipat Stakes.  Plus, advance betting on the Preakness!

Where To Wager In Virginia:

First off, the new Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums at Colonial Downs in New Kent and in Vinton are open and in addition to 600 Historical Horse Racing terminals, they offer live simulcast wagering on all the major tracks and races. So yes, the Preakness can be wagered at Colonial for the first time in six years!

Buckets OTB is in Chesapeake in the Great Bridge area.

There are four VA-Horseplay Off Track Betting Centers in the state as well. Breakers Sports Grille is in Henrico, Ponies & Pints is in downtown Richmond, Buckets Bar & Grill is in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake and The Windmill OTB Sports Bar is in Collinsville, which is adjacent to Martinsville and just a short drive from Greensboro, NC.

And Virginia residents can bet the big race on line via any of our four industry partners. Simply open a wagering account, fund it, and begin playing at,, and