The 2018 Preakness Stakes now takes center stage as the Triple Crown resumes following the conclusion of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 5. The Preakness, which takes place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland serves as the second leg of the Triple Crown. The race is also known as “The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown” or “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.”
2018 marks the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes.
How can you tune in to the second leg of this year’s Triple Crown? All of the information you need to catch the action can be seen below.
2018 Preakness States Viewing Details
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
TV Channel: NBC
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Track: Pimlico Race Course (1 3⁄16 miles, 9.5 furlongs; 1,900m)
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live
2018 Preakness Stakes Live Streaming Options
There are a few different options provided for live streaming the Kentucky Derby. The best option is to watch via NBC Live app or at NBCSports.com/LiveExtra. The NBC Live app is available on iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. You will need your service provider login and password for access.
If you do not have access to a cable provider, don’t worry, there is still hope. TwinspiresTV offers free online coverage of the race. Also, if you are a betting man, you can place wagers and watch the derby live all at once.
Sling TV provides a 7-day free trial as well. Although, make sure you check whether NBC is offered in your area, as it’s only available in select markets. Use the Sling app for mobile viewing.