Tag: Maryland Horse Racing

Standout sprinter Yaupon won Sunday's Lite the Fuse Stakes at Pimlico. He was one of two favorites finding the winner's circle in Pimlico's Rainbow 6 mandatory payout day. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

Mandatory Rainbow 6 Payout Creates $5.1 Million Avalanche at Pimlico

Bettors piled more than $5.1 million into Pimlico Race Course’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 on Sunday, seeking a piece of the record jackpot carryover on the Maryland track’s mandatory payout day. There were no unique tickets holding all six winners. That meant those holding the most winners walked away with $31,028.08 […]

Pimlico Race Course built up a record $1.351 million Rainbow 6 jackpot that must be paid out by Sunday. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

Maryland Record $1.35 Million Rainbow 6 Pot of Gold Up for Grabs

Horseplayers around the country are digging into Pimlico Race Course’s Sunday Independence Day card, hoping for financial fireworks firing from a record mandatory Rainbow 6 payout. Coming into Friday’s eight-race card, Pimlico’s Rainbow 6 sits at a Maryland-record $1,351,928.63. That left vapor trails over the previous record of $399,545.94, captured […]

Swiss Skydiver (4) passing Authentic in deep stretch provided a memorable 2020 Preakness -- that no fans watched live due to COVID. Pimlico announced Tuesday it will sell 10,000 tickets to the 146th Preakness May 15 at Pimlico. (Image: Tommy Gilligan/USA TODAY Sports)

Preakness Gets Some of Its Fans Back, Pimlico Opens Doors for 10,000

The Maryland Jockey Club announced Tuesday it will allow 10,000 fans into the 2021 Preakness Stakes when that second jewel of the Triple Crowns runs on Saturday, May 15 at Pimlico Race Course. This decision came after The Stronach Group officials met with Baltimore-area and Maryland state health officials, who […]