The Preakness is the second race of the American thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown series. It attracts horses from the Kentucky Derby such as the winner and the horses that didn't start and some others. The race is going to be taking place at Pimlico race track located at Baltimore, Maryland, this time the date is May the 21th, 2016 and the purse is around $2,000,000.
This race is 1 3/16 miles, compared to the Kentucky Derby, which is 1 1/4 miles. This race is followed by the third race, the Belmont Stakes, which is 1 1/2 miles long. This race, the Preakness is a little bit short than the Kentucky Derby, but still being two minutes of excitement that makes this event the second horse race most waited in the year.