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Study calls for demolishing Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, rebuilding at a cost of $424M

Study calls for demolishing Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, rebuilding at a cost of $424M

A new Maryland Stadium Authority study calls for demolishing Pimlico Race Course and rebuilding it at a cost of $424 million, according to a summary of the study’s findings obtained by The Baltimore Sun.

The full study, which will be released online Thursday morning, aims to design an ideal venue to host the Preakness Stakes and considers several year-round, non-racing uses for the site in Baltimore’s Park Heights area. It recommends adding amenities at the track, such as a grocery store, other shops, a hotel and townhouses.

It suggests “demolition and removal of all existing...

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