To think: Not long ago, the worry in Maryland horse racing circles was about the Preakness Stakes leaving Maryland.
Fortunately for its horse lovers, legislation was passed in 2009 that guaranteed that the second leg of the fabled Triple Crown would be basically bound, by law, to stay in Maryland at its traditional home of 140 years, Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course. That same legislation went so far as to bind the race not just to the state, but to the Northwest Baltimore track.
But that was then. This is now.Read Full Article »