a horse race for three-year-olds run annually two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md.: the second race in the Triple Crown.

Official name Preakness Stakes. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • The Preakness Stakes runs tomorrow, and I'll probably watch out of habit.

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    24 Deaths a Week...

    Michael Tomasky

    May 18, 2012

  • It would be the first time an Oaks and Derby winner would face off in the Preakness.

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    Can These Two Horses Save Racing?

    Sally Denton

    June 4, 2009