Preakness Day 2008

Preakness Day 2008.

Welcome to Preakness Day 2008.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Icabad Crane Arrives at the party fashionably late.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The sun is out and the track is drying out after a wet Black-Eyed Susan Day

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

All the chairs in neat little rows, won't stay that way for long.

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Honoring Past Preakness Winners.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The paddock is ready for a busy 13 race day.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

All dressed up for the big day.

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Getting fueled up for a big day of handicapping.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The crowd begins to mass.

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Awaiting Entrance to Pimlico.

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Make sure you bring plenty of supplies.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Passing through security.

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Dos and Don'ts for the Infield.

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In search of refreshments.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Maybe, he needs to meet up with this guy.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A different kind of drink - "Keeps you yodeling all night long!"

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Who said hats were just a Derby thing?

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Making a Fashion Statement?

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Now, that's a fashion statement everyone can agree on.

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Did someone call for Superman?

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Enjoying a beautiful Preakness Day.

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Enthusiasm for Preakness Day

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Honoring 2007 Preakness Winner, Curlin

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The call to the post.

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Meanwhile, back at the stakes barn, all is quiet.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Big Brown awaits a date with destiny.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

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