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Pimlico Race Course

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5201 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215-5177
+1 410-542-9400
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place is a dump

been doing the preakness for almost 20 years and this place gets worse and worse every year. crappy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tanner12oz
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pittsburgh
Do NOT buy Preakness Village tickets!!!

We bought Preakness Village tent tickets for $700 each, directly from the race website. I was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
guatacondo
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Arlington, Virginia
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The site of the Preakness, the second leg of horseracing's Triple Crown.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
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5201 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215-5177
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Reviewed 2 days ago

been doing the preakness for almost 20 years and this place gets worse and worse every year. crappy overpriced food with bad service...bad dated infrastructure. prices on tickets go up every year..customer service stinks. its a dump

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought Preakness Village tent tickets for $700 each, directly from the race website. I was a bit apprehensive about paying so much, but after watching Justify win the Kentucky Derby I was fired up and splurged. It was an absolute waste of money that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start, I love the history and tradition of the Preakness, Pimlico and everything else Baltimore and Maryland. Never been to Preakness. Born and raised just outside of the City limits. Me and my wife have been following the triple crown races (well, mostly the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the Preakness can now be checked off my bucket list. But Pimlico is a pretty rundown track that badly needs either a lot of renovation or replacement. The epic rains this year meant a lot of large rain-catching buckets in the Grandstand, and leaks...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is very friendly and go out of their way to help you. I have always had a great time at pimlico.

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

excellent venue for a laid back adventure into the high stakes world of horse racing. Driving to the track was a little sketchy....but over all 9/10 of a trip

2  Thank olethat
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I Would park on a designate parking lot close to the race track-Once your in-you're fine Neighborhood has changed- Home of the Preakness-it's great for adults

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The venue has seen some years. I know that there is some controversy about the future of the Preakness Stakes at this venue, but it was a great crowd and a great day at the track for this big event. I had the obligatory Black...More

1  Thank RangerBobN
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

I visited Pimlico Race Course and was very surprised at the run-down condition of the facility. The indoor betting counters and simulcast monitors areas were smothered in stale smoke from cigarettes and cigars. Expecting a clean, freshly painted facility since the Preakness had just been...More

1  Thank 480andrea
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had only been to a track once before and went to Pimlico with two friends from Chicago who are horse race fans. We went on Memorial Day (one week after the Preakness) for the last day of live racing. We had heard that it...More

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pedalfasteraz
12 November 2016|
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We were also in the grandstand On the stretch About three rows up. I felt that these we very good seats.
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