Preakness Stakes 2019 Race Live stream watch online Free, The 2019 Preakness Stakes will be the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the American Triple Crown. It will be held on May 18, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of 1 3⁄16 miles (1.9 km). The current purse is $1.5 million.
The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown starts Saturday with the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes. This race is traditionally the third Monday of May at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
There won’t be a Triple Crown winner this year after Kentucky Derby longshot winner Country House pulled out of the race. Maximum Security, the Derby favorite that crossed the finish line first but was later disqualified, also will not run the Preakness.
Horse racing had gone 38 years without a Triple Crown winner before American Pharoah won the trifecta—Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes—in 2015, and Justify accomplished the Triple Crown in 2018.
Bob Baffert, the trainer of both American Pharoah and Justify, will aim to win his eighth Preakness Stakes on Saturday with race favorite Improbable at 5 to 2 odds to win it.
Saturday will have several runs on the undercards — or early races. The main race will begin at 6:48 p.m. ET on Saturday. Here’s more important information about the race, including how to watch it and who are the favorites to win it.