Preakness Day 2011

From Kegasus to Clydesdales, the images that made the Preakness unique.

Who needs tickets?

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

I've got two right here.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Presenting the Colors on Preakness Day

Photo: Tom Boland

A Fly Over

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

and, a blimp over.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Arriving for the big day.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Some people have their own unique way of arriving.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Jockeys signed calendars for their fans.

Photo: Tom Boland

And the infield crowd arrives

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

to meet Kegasus!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

All Hail!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The proper drinking implement for hailing Kegasus.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Entertaining the infield faithful.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Other infield diversions include a little beach volleyball.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Rick Samuels

Oh the humanity (the infield scene).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

And if you are feeling peckish, how about an eating contest?

Photo: Chad Harmon

Who needs the Woodlawn Vase?

Photo: Chad Harmon

Or maybe you are in need of a more basic element.

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Preakness fashions

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A bit of black,

Photo: Skip Dickstein

or some pink.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A flamingo,

Photo: Chad Harmon

a horse,

Photo: Chad Harmon

and a gaggle of crabs.

Photo: Chad Harmon

And, you have to love a shirt that offers sound advice.

Photo: Chad Harmon

Lots to see, and lots to do.

Photo: Chad Harmon

But, it was really about the horses.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

On the turf,

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

and on the dirt.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Horses of a different sort.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

put on a crowd-pleasing show.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Ready to sing, 'My Maryland, My Maryland'

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The blanket of Black-Eyed Susans is unrolled,

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Th Woodlawn Vase is brought out,

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

the cameras are readied.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Announcer Larry Collmus takes his last drink of water.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The call to the post goes out.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

It's Preakness Time!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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