[ 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.
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Official name Preakness Stakes .
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Example sentences from the Web for Preakness
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.