The Preakness Stakes is the second event in the Triple Crown and is annually held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby. In the table below, you will find when Preakness Stakes is official marked and celebrated in United States over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Saturday May 15 Preakness Stakes
2011
Saturday May 21 Preakness Stakes
2012
Saturday May 19 Preakness Stakes
2013
Saturday May 18 Preakness Stakes
2014
Saturday May 17 Preakness Stakes
2015
Saturday May 16 Preakness Stakes
2016
Saturday May 21 Preakness Stakes
2017
Saturday May 20 Preakness Stakes
2018
Saturday May 19 Preakness Stakes
2019
Saturday May 18 Preakness Stakes
2020
Saturday May 16 Preakness Stakes
2021
Saturday May 15 Preakness Stakes
2022
Saturday May 21 Preakness Stakes
2023
Saturday May 20 Preakness Stakes
2024
Saturday May 18 Preakness Stakes
2025
Saturday May 17 Preakness Stakes

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