While the Kentucky Derby may be known as the most exhilarating two minutes in sports, the excitement of horse racing is far from over. Brace yourself for the upcoming 2023 Preakness Stakes, set to take place on Saturday, May 20 at the iconic Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
Could this be the year we witness a Triple Crown victory? Only 13 horses in American horse racing history have achieved the prestigious title by conquering the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes all within a single season. The last time this extraordinary feat occurred was in 2018, adding to the anticipation and anticipation for this year’s competition.
Discover How to Catch the Thrills of the 2023 Preakness Stakes and More Horse Racing Events on NBC and Peacock!
Curious About the Preakness Stakes?
The Preakness Stakes is the thrilling second leg of the renowned Triple Crown series, traditionally held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby. Spanning a distance of 1.9 kilometers, it stands as the shortest race among the Triple Crown events and unfolds at the iconic Pimlico Race Course nestled in Baltimore, Maryland.
In contrast to the Kentucky Derby’s iconic roses, the Preakness Stakes has its own unique charm as “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans,” named after Maryland’s state flower. While black-eyed Susans aren’t in bloom during May, winners are adorned with garlands made of Viking mums that strikingly resemble the beloved flower.
Who Emerged Victorious in the 2023 Kentucky Derby?
In a spectacular display of talent, Mage, a magnificent three-year-old chestnut colt, emerged as the triumphant winner of the 149th Kentucky Derby. This remarkable victory marked the first Kentucky Derby win for both trainer Gustavo Delgado and jockey Javier Castellano.
Here’s How to Tune In to the Thrilling 2023 Preakness Stakes:
Date: Saturday, May 20 Time: 1 PM ET Location: Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland TV Channels: NBC, CNBC Streaming Platforms: Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
Yearning to Experience Horse Racing on Peacock?
To savor the exhilaration of horse racing and catch all the electrifying live sports and events, simply sign up here and immerse yourself in the captivating world of equine athleticism.
Discover the Endless Entertainment on Peacock:
Prepare to be captivated by an array of thrilling content available on Peacock:
- New blockbuster movies are fresh from theaters, alongside a vast library of films from renowned Hollywood studios like Universal, DreamWorks Animation, and Focus Features.
- Thousands of hours of highly acclaimed TV shows, including exclusive Peacock Originals and popular series from NBC and Bravo.
- Enjoy 24/7 entertainment on Peacock Channels, featuring your favorite movies, shows, and captivating clips. Explore NBC Sports on Peacock, SNL Vault, Fallon Tonight, TODAY All Day, and True Crime for an immersive streaming experience.
- Immerse yourself in the excitement of live sports, as Peacock offers the most comprehensive coverage, including Sunday Night Football and Premier League matches.
- Delight your little ones with a delightful selection of kids’ movies and shows, featuring beloved characters like Where’s Waldo? and Curious George.
- Stay connected to the world of Spanish-language TV shows and news through Telemundo’s top hits.
Supported Devices for Peacock:
Peacock offers seamless streaming on a wide range of devices. To enjoy the platform, check out the full list of supported devices here.
Mark Your Calendar for the 149th Kentucky Derby:
Don’t miss the thrilling spectacle of the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby, airing on Saturday, May 6. Tune in to NBC, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and Peacock from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET to witness the exhilarating race unfold.