Where to Watch 2022 Preakness Stakes: Schedule, Live Stream, Odds

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  • The Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, is set for May 21 at 7:01 pm ET.
  • NBC, NBCSports.com, and Peacock Premium will broadcast coverage starting at 4 pm ET.
  • CNBC will feature undercard coverage from 2 pm to 4 pm ET.

The 2022 Preakness Stakes will be held May 21 with main event coverage set to begin at 4 pm ET on NBC, Peacock Premium, and NBCSports.com. Pre-event coverage and undercard races will air on CNBC starting at 2 pm ET.

This year’s race will be the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes, which is held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness is the second leg of the Triple Crown, a series of America’s three most prestigious horse races that also includes the Kentucky Derby and the upcoming Belmont Stakes.

Nine horses will compete for a prize purse of $1.65 million at the 2022 Preakness Stakes, but Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike won’t race this weekend after his training staff concerns with the short recovery period between races.

NBC and Peacock are the broadcast partners for all three Triple Crown Races. The Belmont Stakes, the final race in the series, will air on June 11.

What time does the Preakness Stakes start?

Undercard coverage for the Preakness Stakes begins at 2 pm ET on May 21, and the main event race is expected to start at 7:01 pm ET.

How to watch the Preakness Stakes

You can watch the Preakness Stakes on NBC, and you can also stream it through NBCSports.com, Peacock Premium, or via live TV


service like Sling TV.

Peacock Premium will stream live coverage of the Preakness Stakes at 4 pm ET on May 21. Peacock Premium costs $5 a month for ad-supported streaming. Check out our full Peacock guide for more details about the service.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will also stream Preakness Stakes coverage at 4 pm ET. NBCSports streaming requires an existing pay-TV subscription, so you need to have an authenticated cable or satellite service with NBC to use the platform.

If you don’t have cable or Peacock, you can also use a live TV streaming service with NBC to watch the Preakness Stakes. Services with NBC include Sling TV, YouTubeTV, Hulu + Live TV, and Fubo TV. Of those options, Sling’s Blue plan is the most affordable at $35 a month. New subscribers can get their first month for 50% off.

It should be noted, however, that Sling only offers NBC in select areas. Check the Sling website to make sure your city is supported before signing up. For more Sling TV details, check out our guide to all of Sling’s channels and add-on packages.

Preakness takes schedule

Horses running the Preakness Stakes

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