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BALTIMORE – The anticipation for Preakness 149 reaches new heights with the announcement that six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist Jack Harlow will headline Preakness LIVE. The event, set to take place at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 18, promises a fusion of thrilling horse racing action and top-tier entertainment.

Preakness LIVE, known for delivering an unmatched infield experience, will feature a stellar lineup of musical performances, with Jack Harlow leading the charge. With six GRAMMY® Award nominations, two #1 singles, and over 10 billion career streams, Harlow is poised to electrify the audience with his dynamic stage presence.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jack Harlow to Preakness LIVE,” said Belinda Stronach, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of 1/ST, the innovative brand behind Preakness 149. “His incredible talent and energy perfectly complement the excitement of Preakness day, creating an unforgettable experience for all our guests.”

Preakness LIVE will kick off at 10:30 a.m. on May 18, offering a full day of live music and entertainment. In addition to Jack Harlow’s headlining performance, attendees can look forward to electrifying sets by Gryffin, Channel Tres, Frank Walker, and Chantel Jeffries.

The inclusion of Jack Harlow adds another layer of excitement to Preakness 149, which already boasts a record purse of $2 million for the 149th Preakness Stakes (GI). The event marks the beginning of a new racing and incentive series by 1/ST, with a total of $25 million in prizes up for grabs.

Preakness LIVE promises an unparalleled guest experience, with various hospitality options available for purchase, including the exclusive Palm Club VIP area. Local culinary favorites will also be on offer, providing a taste of Baltimore’s vibrant food scene.

As anticipation builds for Preakness 149, fans can secure their tickets for Preakness LIVE and all other hospitality areas by visiting For the latest updates and behind-the-scenes content, follow @PreaknessStakes on social media and use #Preakness to join the conversation.

The announcement of Jack Harlow headlining Preakness LIVE adds an extra layer of excitement to the upcoming event. Harlow’s impressive credentials and energetic performances are expected to elevate the atmosphere at Preakness 149, further enhancing the overall guest experience. This news amplifies the anticipation surrounding the event and underscores its status as a must-attend occasion on the horse racing calendar.

Tiana Squire

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