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Tag Archives: Pimlico Race Course

Preakness gets ready to party down

The 2012 Preakness will feature Grammy Award-winning artists, all-you-can-drink beer, and a “party manimal” with a unicorn-man sidekick. Oh, and a horse race. Four years after organizers failed to transform Maryland’s most famous race into a family-friendly event, the Preakness ...

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This year’s Preakness PR campaign – Where’s Kegasus?

Members of the International Brotherhood of Mythical Creatures  are taking matters into their hands, hooves and paws. The group released a statement from the North Pole on Monday afternoon officially declaring Kegasus, Lord of the InfieldFest at the Preakness, is ...

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One-year deal OK’d for tracks

The Maryland Jockey Club will lean on $10 million in subsidies from the state and horse owners to maintain a 146-day live racing schedule next year and keep the industry limping along as it seeks a long-term solution. The Maryland ...

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No plan in place at Maryland horse tracks

Maryland’s thoroughbred industry is once again racing through December without a plan to keep two struggling racetracks afloat in the new year. The Maryland Jockey Club and thoroughbred owners and breeders missed a Dec. 1 deadline to propose a long-term, ...

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Flag football tourney organizer hopes to attract 1,500 to Pimlico

With a flag football festival scheduled for Saturday in Baltimore, organizers of amateur and semi-professional sporting events touted their entertainment value and economic impact, including the benefit to businesses looking to target spectators and participants. The Baltimore Flag Football Festival, ...

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