Craving a little pomp and circumstance?
Itching for a trifecta that pays $1,731?!
Want to watch in person as Orb tries to take the second leg of the Triple Crown?
Well, we have prime seats for both Black-Eyed Susan Day and The Preakness!
Thanks to the generosity of Trust supporters Larry Wolfrey & Ann Marie Tracy, French and Pickering is pleased to offer four box seats for both days of racing and entertainment at Pimlico, Baltimore, in a mini-online auction THIS WEEK.
The auction is for four tickets on BOTH Friday May17th for Black-Eyed Susan Day AND Saturday May18th for the Preakness Stakes and all other races and activities that day. The seats are unbeatable Clubhouse box seats – outside overlooking the paddock and the finish line, Box 2B Seats 1, 2, 3, and 4 and Box 3B Seats 1, 2, 3, and 4!
French and Pickering will accept bids by email until Monday, May 13th at NOON when the highest bidder will be determined and notified.
So, get out your big hats, pour a black-eyed Susan, and let the bidding begin!!
Updates on the bidding will be given on our Facebook page and web site.
Black-Eyed Susan Day, Friday May 17th
PEOPLE'S PINK PARTY & GOO GOO DOLLS INFIELD CONCERT
One of Pimlico's oldest stakes races, the Black-Eyed Susan was first run at Pimlico in 1919. The mile and one-eighth test, for three-year-old fillies is traditionally run the Friday before the Preakness and has long been recognized as the middle jewel of the traditional filly Triple Crown, which also includes the Kentucky Oaks Stakes and the Acorn. Don't miss any of the fun, including:
- A 13-race program, including the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, the $300,000 Pimlico Special, the $30,000 Pimlico “Battle of the Sexes” Jockey Challenge with eight of the top riders, and the Lady Legends for the Cure IV Race.
- The People’s Pink Party and first ever infield concert featuring Goo Goo Dolls, Rodney Atkins and Rachel Farley.
- Handicapping sessions, celebrity jockey autograph sessions, book signings, and more!!
Preakness Day, Saturday May 18th
Saturday May 18th at historic Pimlico marks the 138th Running of the Preakness Stakes —the second jewel the horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown. The race is a 1 3/16 miles test for 3 year old colts, geldings and fillies. The excitement of the day includes a full race card featuring the top performing thoroughbreds in the world, the World’s Largest Farm to Table dining experience, and live performances in the infield by Pitbull, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Florida Georgia Line, and Chevelle.