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Frequently Asked Questions
QUESTION: What hotels do you recommend?
ANSWER: We recommend the following hotels:
 • Hilton Baltimore (443) 573-8700
 • Baltimore Marriott Waterfront (410) 385-3000
 • Tremont Plaza Hotel (410) 727-2222

We also recommend visiting the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association's Web site at
QUESTION: How do I get Preakness tickets?
ANSWER: Preakness Infield Tickets on sale now. Go to and get your Infield MUG CLUB tickets NOW while supplies last!
QUESTION: What's the best way to get to the Preakness?
ANSWER: By car: Take 95 to 695 West (Baltimore Beltway). Take Exit I-83 South and follow to Northewrn Parkway West. Follow signs.

By public transportation: Light rail - Take to the Cold Spring Lane Stop, then take the connecting shuttle bus to Pimlico. Fares are $3.50 for a day pass or $3.20 for a round-trip ticket.

Metro Subway - take to the Rogers Avenue station then take the shuttle bus. Fares same as above.

Park and Ride - Service will be available from the Warren Road light rail stop ($12 roundtrip); from the MVA stop at Glen Burnie ($12 roundtrip) and from Ploy-Western High ($10 roundtrip).

All this information can be accessed at To locate Preakness information begining in April, see under Sports/Special Event Services.

MTA Bus, Lite Rail, Metro Subway and MARC Train Information: Local (410) 539-5000 Toll-free: 1-866- 743-3682
QUESTION: When is the Preakness held?
ANSWER: The Preakness Stakes is always the third Saturday in May.
QUESTION: What if I have any other questions?
ANSWER: Call Pimlico Race Course at (410) 542-9400 or go to
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