Water falls from Kentucky Derby winner Justify's head as he is washed, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, after arriving at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place May 19. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Kentucky Derby winner Justify will be in the field of eight for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
The second jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown will see a smaller field than the Kentucky Derby with the eight horses running the mile-and-3/16-course.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 Run for the Black-Eyed Susans at Pimlico.
When is the 2018 Preakness?
The race is always held on the third Saturday in May. That is this Saturday.
What time does it start?
Coverage of the race begins at 5 p.m. ET. Post time for the race is 6:45 p.m. ET. NBC will provide TV coverage from 5-7:15 p.m. ET.
What channel is it on?
NBC will broadcast pre-race activities in addition to the race.