What time is the Preakness Stakes 2020?
The 2020 Preakness Stakes, which was moved from Saturday, May 16 to Saturday, Oct. 3 (NBC, 4:30 to 6 p.m. ET), will be the race’s 145th running. The $1 million race will also air live on NBCSports.com and on the NBC Sports app. Post time is set for approximately 5:40 p.m. ET.
What is the date for the Preakness horse race?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Triple Crown 2020 schedule was turned upside down, with the Kentucky Derby moving from May 2 to September 5, the Preakness Stakes shifting from May 16 to October 3 and the Belmont Stakes shifting from June 6 to June 20.
Will there be a 2020 Preakness?
The Preakness Stakes has a new date for 2020. The 145th running of the Triple Crown race will take place Oct. 3, 2020, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland Gov. The 2020 Preakness was originally scheduled to be run on May 16, but it was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Will there be a Triple Crown 2020?
Horse racing’s Triple Crown will be run out of order in 2020. In a normal year, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes would have already been completed. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, the sports calendar, including the dates for horse racing’s most prestigious races, has been shaken up.
Who wins the Preakness today?
In yet another upset in a Triple Crown race, Swiss Skydiver (11-1) defeated race favorite Authentic (3-2), edging out the Bob Baffert trainee by a neck to win the 145th Preakness Stakes in a time of 1:53.10. This marks the first time that a filly has won the race since Rachel Alexandra did it in 2009.
Who won Belmont 2020?
Has the Preakness 2020 been rescheduled?
The 145th Preakness Stakes has been rescheduled for Oct. 3, an announcement delivered Saturday less than hour before the original post time for the Triple Crown race. Traditionally held at Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May, the Preakness was postponed April 3 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
What race number is the Preakness?
Preakness: Baffert thinks post 9 is just fine for Authentic Authentic was assigned post 9 as the 9-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 11 3-year-olds entered Monday for the 145th Preakness Stakes, to be run Saturday at historic Pimlico Race Course as the final leg of the 2020 Triple Crown.
Did authentic run in the Belmont?
Authentic was one of the finalists for American Champion Three-Year-Old Male Horse, Tiz the Law ( Belmont Stakes and Travers Stakes winner ) and Nadal (Arkansas Derby [Div. 2] winner) were the other two finalists. He was also one of the finalists for American Horse of the Year.
What big horse races are coming up?
March Gotham Stakes – March 6, 2021. Frank E. Kilroe Mile – March 6, 2021. San Felipe Stakes – March 6, 2021. Beholder Mile – March 13, 2021. Florida Derby – March 27, 2021. Dubai World Cup – March 27, 2021. Dubai Sheema Classic – March 27, 2021.
Is the Belmont Cancelled?
The 2020 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in New York has been postponed by two weeks from Saturday, June 6 to Saturday, June 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s edition of the race will be 1 1/8-miles (9 furlongs) instead of its traditional 1 1/2-miles. There will be no spectators.
Who won the 2020 Kentucky Derby?
Authentic Wins 2020 Kentucky Derby in Upset Authentic won the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., holding off pre-race favorite Tiz The Law down the stretch. The colt was piloted by jockey John Velazquez, who took home his fifth Triple Crown race and third Kentucky Derby.
Who won Triple Crown 2020?
Swiss Skydiver by a nose over Kentucky Derby winner Authentic wins the Preakness Stakes to close out the 2020 Triple Crown season. Trainer Ken McPeek wins his first Preakness Stakes with a filly, the first lady to claim the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans since Rachel Alexandra in 2009, and only the sixth-ever.
Was there a Triple Crown winner in 2020?
There will be no Triple Crown winner this year after Tiz the Law failed to win the 146th Running of the Kentucky Derby. Tiz the Law entered the race as the favorite after winning the first leg of the Triple Crown back in June by finishing first in the Belmont Stakes.
Why did they change the order of the Triple Crown?
In 2020, the Triple Crown was altered from its usual sequence due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The adjusted schedule started with the Belmont Stakes on June 20, at the shortened distance of 1 1⁄8 miles (9 furlongs). The Kentucky Derby ran on September 5, and finally the Preakness on October 3.