1964 Preakness Stakes

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89th Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
LocationPimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
DateMay 16, 1964
Winning horseNorthern Dancer
Winning time1:56 4/5
JockeyBill Hartack
TrainerHoratio Luro
OwnerE. P. Taylor
ConditionsThree-year-olds
SurfaceDirt
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The 1964 Preakness Stakes was the 89th running of the $200,000 Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 16, 1964, and was televised in the United States on the CBS television network. Northern Dancer, who was jockeyed by Bill Hartack, won the race by two and one quarter lengths over runner-up The Scoundrel. Approximate post time was 5:47 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run on a fast track in a final time of 1:56-4/5.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 35,975, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1964.[2]

Payout[edit]

The 89th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
4 Northern Dancer $6.20 $3.60 $2.20
5 The Scoundrel - $6.20 $2.20
6 Hill Rise - - $2.20

The full chart[edit]

Finish
Position
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 4 Northern Dancer Bill Hartack Horatio Luro Windfields Farm 2.10-1 $124,200
2nd 21/4 5 The Scoundrel Henry E. Moreno Mesh Tenney Rex C. Ellsworth 9.20-1 $30,000
3rd 21/2 6 Hill Rise Bill Shoemaker William B. Finnegan El Peco Ranch 0.80-1
favorite
$15,000
4th 3 3 Quadrangle Braulio Baeza J. Elliott Burch Rokeby Stables 7.70-1 $7,500
5th 6 2 Roman Brother Wayne Chambers Burley Parke Harbor View Farm 25.40-1
6th 26 1 Big Pete Joe Culmone Bernard P. Bond Harriet N. Ball 32.10-1
  • Winning Breeder: E. P. Taylor; (CAN)
  • Winning Time: 1:56 4/5
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 35,975[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 17, 1964 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ a b 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 72 (page P-7 of The Preakness section).

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