[ preek-nis ]
/ ˈprik nɪs /
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.
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The Preakness Stakes runs tomorrow, and I'll probably watch out of habit.
It would be the first time an Oaks and Derby winner would face off in the Preakness.