Thursday, May 12, 2011

136th Running of the Preakness Stakes

Get ready for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown - the Preakness Stakes. The 136th running of the Preakness Stakes takes place May 21st at the Pimlico race course in Baltimore.

Congratulations to Susan Faber who was recently named Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior!

The Contenders
Animal Kingdom - 2011 Kentucky Derby Winner by 2 3/4 lengths
Dialed In, Nehro, Midnight Interlude, Mucho Macho, Shackle Ford, Astrology, Santiva, King Congle, Flashpoint, Mr. Commons, Norman Asbjornson, Ruler On Ice, Dance City

Alternates
Sway Away, Concealed Identity, Casper's Touch, Isn't He Perfect, Harlan's Hello, Saratoga Red

Who's your pick?

You can find lots of great archive photos of Pimlico at http://store.tribunephotos.com/store/search.aspx?catID=4965 and past Preakness Stakes at http://store.tribunephotos.com/store/search.aspx?catID=2617

Pimlico Race Course - 1954
Pimlico Race Course - 1941

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