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‘Horse racing’s on eggshells’: Caution prevails at Preakness as sport weathers its latest storm

May 19, 2023

At about 7:01 p.m. Saturday, eight of the most scrutinized horses in thoroughbred racing will take their posts inside Pimlico Race Course, bolt from the starting gate and cover 1 3/16 miles on a dirt track before a massive crowd and national TV audience. The hope around the sport is that Preakness will be run without incident, that the second leg of the Triple Crown will be all anyone wants to talk about this weekend.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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