Preakness Weekend 2010

The images that make the Preakness special.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Preakness Weekend began on Friday, Black-Eyed Susan Day.

Photo: Dave Harmon

One of the highlights of Friday, was the running of the Lady Legends for the Cure Race. Legend's jockeys, l-r, Cheryl White, Jennifer Rowland Small, Mary Russ Tortora, Andrea Seefeldt Knight, director of racing and racing secretary Georgeanne Hale, Mary Wiley Wagner, Barbara Jo Rubin, Patty Cooksey, and Gwen Jocson.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Patti 'PJ' Cooksey goes to post in the Legends Race on Cleric.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Down the stretch come the Legends.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Gwen J. Jocson and Honor in Peace get home in front in the Legends race.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Happy owner Ken Ramsey with Honor in Peace.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The main event of the day, the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, went to Acting Happy with Jockey Jose Lezcano.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Dave Harmon

Friday at Pimlico was all about Acting Happy.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Saturday was time to get your Preak On!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Nothing but blue skies on Preakness Day.

Photo: Rick Samuels

I've got 5 wins in the Preakness Bob, how many do you have? Ask me after the race. D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert visit Preakness morning.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

NBC's Kenny Rice makes his point.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A smile before going to work.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Honoring last year's Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Park your Jockey here.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

NBC gets all the perks.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Making an entrance.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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Hmmm….. Where to start.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The necessary accessory of the infield.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

We've got ours!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Another beverage container option.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Look, the bridal party is here.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Kicking up dirt in the infield.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

And on the track.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Studying the options

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

I'm leaning toward number….

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

All eyes are on the start.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Black-eyed Susans Everywhere

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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And even some to drink

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

This one's for you!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Comedero skipped to victory in the Chick Lang Stakes under Robby Albarado.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Comedero heads to the winner's circle.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

We had that one.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

It was Blame in the William Donald Schaefer.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Blame leaves the rest behind.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Rainbow View showed a nice turn of foot late to win the Gallorette.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

After a parade of favorites, Taqarub upset the Maryland Sprint.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Strike a Deal continued the upset theme, paying $30.20 for victory in the Dixie Stakes.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

On to the main event.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The smart money is on her.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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