2012 Preakness: Tentative Race And TV Schedule (UPDATED)

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 21: Jockey Jesus Castanon guides Shackleford #5 to victory over Animal Kingdom and jocky John Velazquez #11 and Astrology with jockey Mike Smith #1 to win the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 21, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

We're just a week away from the second leg of the Triple Crown, the 2012 Preakness from Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland. The festivities get started on Friday with Black-Eyed Susan Day and the G3-Pimlico Special. On Saturday, Pimlico will feature five graded stakes races, including: G3-DuPont Distaff, G3-Maryland Sprint, G3-Gallorette, G3-Dixie and G1-Preakness. Television coverage of Friday and Saturday's cards from Pimlico will be split between HRTV, NBC SportsNetwork, and NBC.

Below is the tentative race schedule for Friday and Saturday at Pimlico via the Preakness website. All times Eastern.

Race Schedule and Conditions

Day Race# Post Time TV Race Age/Sex Distance Surface
18-May 1 12:00 HRTV Starter Hcp. 3up 8.5 Dirt
18-May 2 12:30 HRTV Alw OC 3up 8.5
Turf
18-May 3 1:00 HRTV Maiden Special Weight 3up
5,5
Dirt
18-May 4 1:30 HRTV Allowance 3up
6.0
Dirt
18-May 5 2:02 HRTV Allowance 3yo 8.5
Turf
18-May 6 2:34 HRTV Skipat 3up, f&m 6.0 Dirt
18-May 7 3:06 HRTV Allowance 3up, f&m
5.0
Turf
18-May 8 3:39 HRTV Ms Preakness Stakes 3yo, f 6.0 Dirt
18-May 9 4:14 NBCSN The Very One 3up, f&m 5.0 Turf
18-May 10 4:46 NBCSN G1-Black Eyed Susan 3yo, f 9.0 Dirt
18-May 11 5:20 HRTV Jim McKay Turf Sprint 3up 5.0 Turf
18-May 12 5:51 HRTV G3-Pimlico Special 3up 9.5 Dirt
18-May 13 6:20 HRTV Hilltop 3yo, f 0.5 Turf
Day Race# Post Time TV Race Age/Sex Distance Surface
19-May 1 10:30 HRTV TBA TBD TBD TBD
19-May 2 11:00 HRTV Starter Hcp. 3up 8.5 Dirt
19-May 3 11:30 HRTV TBA TBD TBD TBD
19-May 4 12:37 HRTV G3-DuPont Distaff 3up, f&m 8.5 Dirt
19-May 5 1:13 HRTV TBA TBD TBD TBD
19-May 6 1:50 HRTV James W. Murphy 3yo 8.0 Turf
19-May 7 2:30 NBCSN Chick Lang 3yo 6.0 Dirt
19-May 8 3:10 NBCSN G3-Maryland Sprint 3up 6.0 Dirt
19-May 9 3:52 NBCSN TBA TBD TBD TBD
19-May 10 4:35 NBC G3-Gallorette 3up, f&m 8.5 Turf
19-May 11 5:18 NBC G3-Dixie 3up 8.5 Turf
19-May 12 6:18 NBC G1-Preakness 3yo 9.5 Dirt
19-May 13 7:13 HRTV TBA TBD TBD TBD
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