How to Watch The Preakness Online without Cable

By May 13, 2017 May 17th, 2017 No Comments

Watch The Preakness Online

Date/Time: Saturday, May 20th, 6:30 p.m. ET
Network: NBC/NBCSN
Live Stream: fuboTV (free 7-day trial)

The Preakness Stakes is this weekend! Yep, it’s finally here.. after the glow of the Kentucky Derby excitement fades, fans are ready for the next big race. On Saturday evening, fans will get just that: the Preakness Stakes! If you’re wondering how to watch The Preakness online, we’ve got you covered.

If you’ve cancelled cable, you are likely wondering how/where to get The Preakness live stream. Well, you won’t have to look far. We have all the best options for how to watch The Preakness without cable, detailed below.


Get The Preakness Stakes Live Stream on fuboTV

fuboTV will provide a great way to get The Preakness stream this weekend. It’s a live streaming service that focuses on sports, so it’s ideal for folks who like to watch all sorts of sporting events. fuboTV even offers a free 7-day trial!

fuboTV offers 50+ channels for just $35 a month. Better yet, it’s no-contract, so you can cancel at any time. In those 50 channels, you’ll find both NBC and NBCSN included (although NBC is only live in select cities). You’ll also get a ton of other great channels, most of which focus on sports coverage. fuboTV works on nearly any device, from streaming players to smartphones to computers and more!

Ready to learn more? Check out our fuboTV review. Want to watch The Preakness online free? Try fuboTV out for a full week with a free 7-day trial!


Use DIRECTV NOW to Watch The Preakness Online

DIRECTV NOW offers another way to watch The Preakness without cable, and it’s also just a great way to watch TV in general without cable. The service aims to be a complete cable alternative for those who are seeking one. With 60+ channels in the basic package alone, there is PLENTY to watch!

DIRECTV NOW costs $35 a month for the basic package, which is offered without a contract. NBC is included in select markets, and NBCSN is also included – so you’ll be able to stream The Preakness for the race itself as well as all pre-race coverage. And, DIRECTV NOW works on nearly any device. Learn more in our DIRECTV NOW review

Right now, you can start off with a FREE 7-day trial of DIRECTV NOW!


Watch The Preakness Without Cable via Sling TV

Sling TV is another solid method for he Preakness Stakes stream this weekend. Like the services already discussed, Sling offers a wide variety of useful channels, including NBCSN and NBC (select markets). No contract is required, and plans begin at only $20 a month.

You can use Sling TV on all your favorite devices, whether you’re at home or on the go. If you want to learn more, check out our detailed Sling TV review. Or, get started with a FREE 7-day trial!


Get The Preakness Live Stream via PS Vue

PlayStation Vue offers another way to watch The Preakness online, without cable TV. The service works over the internet, giving you live access to many of your favorite channels, on many of your favorite devices. Since NBC is included (in select markets), as well as NBCSN, it can be used for The Preakness stream on Saturday night.

Interested in learning more? Take a look at our detailed PlayStation Vue Review. Or, skip to the point and begin your free 5-day trial of PS Vue today!


What Channel is The Preakness On?

The Preakness Stakes 2017 will air on NBC, with pre-race coverage and undercard coverage on NBCSN. The NBCSN live stream is available nationwide via the services described above. The NBC live stream is available as well, but only in select markets. You can see stakes for the race here.

To learn more, check out our full sports streaming guide.

Austin Meadows

Author Austin Meadows

Austin Meadows is a cord-cutting reporter living in the rainy but beautiful Pacific North West. Disclosure: Streaming Observer is supported by readers. Articles may contain referral links. For more information, see the disclosure at the bottom of the page.

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