Preakness Stakes extends party to Inner Harbor

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Preakness Stakes extends party to Inner Harbor

Despite the talks of the Preakness Stakes leaving town— over 51,000 people came out on the day before the 144th running of the second jewel of the triple crown.

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Preakness Stakes extends party to Inner Harbor

JOCKEY CLUB SAYS51áTHOUSANDá573 PEOPLEATTENDED TODAY'S FESTIVITIES.THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF BACKAND FOURTH ABOUT THE PREAKNESSSTAKES MOVING TO LAUREL ANDABOUT THE CONDITION OF THERACE COURSE.

JUST TODAY AWATER MAIN BREAK IN THEBASEMENT OF THE MAIN BUILDING.BUT THE OWNERS TELL US WATERWAS RESTORED WITHIN AN HOUR.WMAR2 NEWS' EDDIE KADHIMTALKED TO ONE OF THE LEADERSOF THE STRONACH GROUP TONIGHT.DESPITE THE ONGOING DISCUSSIONABOUT MOVING THE RACEáá THECHARM OF THE SECOND JEWEL OFTHE TRIPLE CROWN STILLSHINING.

Visiting Pimlico37:10á37:28 .Weve been comingto the Preakness for the past10 years here at Pimlico.Sitting in the Grandstandsthat were condemned.

Our seatsoriginally were in thecondemned area and we movedlike 3 weeks to a differentspot.

I think its great thingfor Baltimore./ DOWN THE HILLFROM PIMLICOáá NEW THIS YEAR ARACE TO PREAKNESS INNER HARBORPARTY.

Crystale SpearmanResident 16:52:38á16:52:42.kinda feel the vibe and feellike Im kinda part of theaction even though Im notthere.

James Lane Resident16:16:40á16:16:49 .Its sogreat to see the Baltimoremusic scene thrive.

Especiallya band like Super City theyvebeen working so hard for solong.

To get them to come outand perform at a place likethis is incredible./ THESENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF THESTRONACH GROUP SAYING DESPITEALL THE TALK OF THE FUTUREááHE WANTS PEOPLE TO SEE THEFOCUS THE GROUP IS PUTTINGINTO BALTIMORE RIGHT NOW.16:57:30á16:57:44 .We justcontinue to kind of have ourtentacles so to speak in otherparts of the city.

I thinktheres a great opportunityfor that next year andcontinue to build.

This raceto Preakness is just oneexample to kick things off,but I think youll start tosee more and more./CONGRATULATIONS TO 'POINT OFHONOR' FOR WINNING THE 250áTHOUSANDáDOLLAR BLACKáEYEDSUSAN RACE AND 'TENFOLD' WONTHE 300áTHOUSANDá DOLLARPIMLICO SPECIAL.

AND GATESOPEN FOR THE PREAKNESS AT 8 AáM TOMORROW AND POST TIME ISSCHEDULED FOR AROUND

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