The future of the Preakness at Pimlico is in doubt after a vote by Maryland's racing commission.

The board has voted to reject a proposal by the owners of Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park to conduct live racing next year, meaning there won't be horse racing at either track unless an agreement is reached. That would leave the future of the Triple Crown's second leg in doubt at the track where it has been run since 1873. Nearly $80 million was bet on the race this year.

"It's disappointing the parties involved could not reach an agreement," Gov. Martin O'Malley said in a statement.

The tracks' owners have said they cannot profit from hosting live racing on days without the massive crowds drawn by the Preakness. They proposed 146 days of live racing but asked horsemen to give up simulcasting revenue, among other concessions, and were turned down.

Racing had been scheduled to resume Jan. 1 at Laurel Park for a 3-month winter meet.


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