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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 18, 2012

GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO ATTEND 137TH RUNNING OF THE PREAKNESS STAKES



 

ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 18, 2012) –TOMORROW, Saturday, May 19th, Governor O’Malley will attend the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes. 
 
The horse industry is a vital part of Maryland’s heritage and contributes greatly to the State’s economy, supporting an estimated 28,000 jobs and generating an annual economic impact of over $1.5 billion. Since taking office, the O’Malley-Brown Administration has worked to promote the importance of the industry by protecting the racing season, preserving the thousands of jobs it supports, and securing valuable open space. 
 

The Governor will tour the stables, appear live on WBAL-TV and participate in the trophy presentation.  Please see schedule below.

 
WHAT:           Governor O’Malley to tour the stables
(Media invited for b-roll and availability after) 

WHEN:
           TOMORROW at 1:00 p.m. 
 
WHERE:        Pimlico Race Track
                        5201 Park Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD
            
 
WHAT:           Governor O’Malley to appear LIVE on WBAL TV
 
WHEN:           TOMORROW at 3:45 p.m. 
 
WHERE:        WBAL-TV, Check local listings


 

WHAT:           Governor O’Malley to join Bob Costas at the Cupola to present trophy to the winner of the 137th
Preakness Stakes
 
WHEN:           TOMORROW after the race  
 
WHERE:        NBC, Check local listings