The pack leaves the gate to start the 135th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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It's never too early to start thinking about Preakness, and the Maryland Jockey Club is starting the excitement by announcing the performers for this year's festivities.
Wiz Khalifa and Grammy nominees Maroon 5 will take the main stage for extended sets.
Both artists will play in the public infield on Saturday May 19th, at Pimlico Race Course.
This year's race will be the 137th renewal of the Preakness Stakes.
Infield tickets have been reduced to $40 this year, but they have to be purchased by 7:30 a.m. Monday February 6th for that price.
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