1975 Preakness Stakes

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100th Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
Location Pimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
Date May 17, 1975
Winning horse Master Derby
Jockey Darrel McHargue
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
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The 1975 Preakness Stakes was the 100th running of the $210,000 Grade 1 Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 17, 1975, and was televised in the United States on the CBS television network. Master Derby, who was jockeyed by Darrel McHargue, won the race by one length over runner-up Foolish Pleasure. Approximate post time was 5:40 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run on a fast track in a final time of 1:56-2/5.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 75,216, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1975.[2]


The 100th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Horse Name
4 Master Derby $48.80 $16.00 $7.20
5 Foolish Pleasure - $3.20 $2.60
8 Diabolo - - $4.60

$2 Exacta: (4–5) paid $111.60

The full chart[edit]

Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
1st 0 4 Master Derby Darrel McHargue Smiley Adams Golden Chance Farm 23.40-1 $158,100
2nd 1 5 Foolish Pleasure Jacinto Vasquez Leroy Jolley John L. Greer 1.20-1
3rd 2 8 Diabolo Laffit Pincay, Jr. Sidney Martin Frank M. McMahon 9.50-1 $15,000
4th 31/2 2 Prince Thou Art Braulio Baeza Lou Rondinello Darby Dan Farm 15.80-1 $7,500
5th 43/4 9 Avatar Bill Shoemaker A. Thomas Doyle Arthur A. Seeligson Jr. 4.30-1
6th 51/4 7 Singh Angel Cordero, Jr. John W. Russell Cynthia Phipps 4.80-1
7th 91/4 6 Native Guest Sandy Hawley Robert J. Frankel Goldmills Farm 6.70-1
8th 123/4 3 Bold Chapeau C. Joseph Alleman Fred A. Wyble Leggio Isbell 72.00-1
9th 223/4 1A Just the Time Ron Turcotte John P. Campo Buckland Farm 27.40-1
10th 323/4 1 Media Jorge Velasquez John P. Campo Elmendorf Farm 27.40-1
  • Winning Breeder: Robert E. Lehmann; (KY)
  • Winning Time: 1:56 2/5
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 75,216[2]


  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 18, 1975 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ a b 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section).

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