The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2010 Pimlico spring stakes schedule today, and the historic track will have a 20-day meet highlighted by the 135th running of the $1 million Preakness Stakes on May 15.
The six-week stand begins April 17 and concludes on May 22.
The marquee meet of the Maryland racing season features 18 stakes races for purses of $2,435,000.
Preakness weekend features 15 stakes races for more than $2.2 million. The May 14 card features seven stakes races, six for fillies and mares, highlighted by the Grade II Black-Eyed Susan Stakes for three-year-old fillies. Preakness day will have eight added money races, including six graded events.