Latest Maryland Jockey Club Stories

2011-05-16 07:00:00

BALTIMORE and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that Believe Wireless Broadband and the Maryland Jockey Club, owner of the Pimlico Race Course, have selected advanced Smart Wi-Fi systems and technology from Ruckus Wireless to deliver reliable, high-capacity Wi-Fi access at the world-famous Preakness Stakes horse racing event, taking place on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Believe Wireless Broadband has provided temporary Internet access to...

2009-12-18 15:45:00

In the news release, Blow Horn Equity, LLC Announces Its Bid For The Maryland Jockey Club, issued earlier today by Blow Horn Equity, LLC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there was additional text to the release that was inadvertently left out. The complete, corrected release follows: Blow Horn Equity, LLC Announces Its Bid For The Maryland Jockey Club WEST GROVE, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Blow Horn Equity, LLC ("Blow Horn") today announced that it has submitted...

2009-04-14 15:11:55

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed emergency legislation that will help the state keep the Preakness Stakes, the middle leg of the Triple Crown, in Baltimore. The measure enacted Tuesday gives Maryland officials the right to buy or exercise eminent domain over properties owned by the Maryland Jockey Club, including the Pimlico Race Course where the Preakness is run. Two other horse facilities are included but so are rights and racing events associated with the Preakness, including the...

2009-03-17 15:55:51

Maryland should consider buying the Preakness if Magnus Entertainment tries to sell it to an out-of-state racetrack, the state Senate president said Tuesday. Under state law, Maryland can buy the Preakness, the second leg of thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown, by matching the top offer. State Senate President Thomas Miller said that Maryland should also consider building its own track for the horse race, the Baltimore Sun reported. Miller acknowledged that his proposal is a last-ditch...

2009-02-06 13:12:17

Outside water and alcohol will be prohibited at Pimlico, the site of the second jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown, The Washington Times reported. The move could put a damper on the Baltimore course's infield party, but Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas told the newspaper that the race course has a new way to party. In this year of change it is now time to transform the Preakness infield experience, Chukas said. The changes for 2009, designed to limit the number of injuries, will...

2009-02-05 12:12:23

Preakness Stakes Day activities next May in Baltimore will include an infield concert featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members ZZ Top. Preakness officials Thursday said the concert would be part of changes for the infield at the Pimlico Race Course ahead of the May 16 running of the second leg of U.S. horse racing's Triple Crown. The Preakness Stakes is the biggest single-day sporting event in the state "¦ said Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas. In 100 days, the best...

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