Pimlico’s final day to feature five stakes

by | Jun 3, 2016 | Breaking, Maryland, MD Racing, Racing, Virginia, Virginia Racing

Phlash Phelps took the 2015 Phind…. err… Find Stakes. Photo by Laurie Asseo.

From a Maryland Jockey Club release

The final weekend of the 28-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico will offer five stakes worth $330,000 on Saturday, June 25 for both Maryland-bred and Virginia-bred/sired horses.

The $75,000 All Brandy Stakes for fillies and mares 3 and up and the $75,000 Find Stakes for 3-year-olds and up are restricted to Maryland-breds and will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the turf course.

Also on the program are three stakes for registered Virginia-breds/Virginia-sired horses: the $60,000 Nellie Mae Cox Stakes for fillies and mares 3 and up and the $60,000 Edward P. Evans Stakes for 3-year-olds and up, both 1 1/16 miles on the grass; and the $60,000 White Oak Farm Stakes, a five-furlong turf sprint for 3-year-olds and up.

Nominations for all five stakes close on Saturday, June 11.

The spring Preakness Meet at Pimlico closes Sunday, June 26. Racing returns to Laurel Park beginning Friday, July 1.