A Day at the Races
At the 135th Preakness this weekend, bets, beers, and bravado abounded in Baltimore as Lookin at Lucky overcame 3-1 odds to win it. By Dawn Lim
Comments () | Published May 17, 2010
In the grandstand, people hold their breath. Men in suits and women in carefully arranged hats let their cigars burn idly, their attention focused on the 12 prized three-year-old thoroughbreds bolting across the track. But once those horses are out of the gates, the crowd spurs the 12 colts on with almost the same intensity as the jockeys on the track.