A record total of $99,852,653 was wagered from all-sources on the 14-race Preakness day card at Pimlico. The previous record of $97,118,658 was set in 2017.
Handle on the Preakness alone was $54,463,335
The total handle on Preakness day a year ago was affected by rain, races being switched from turf to the main track, and a high number of scratches.
The announced attendance Saturday at Pimlico was 131,256.