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2017 Preakness Miscellaneous Photos

Date: 05/22/2017

There was lots going on at Pimlico on Preakness day other than the races. There were celebrities, parachuters, the Budweiser Clydesdales, and of course there is always the scenery. Here is a selection of photos from Preakness day for your enjoyment. Just click the smaller one to see a bigger version.

Actor Kevin Spacey and Ravens draft pick Marlon Humphrey wait for the Preakness to start. Spacey also called for "riders up" before the race.The Budweiser Clydesdales on Friday afternoon.
The traditional honor guard brings the Preakness trophies over to the winner's circle followed by track security people with the flowers for the winner.
The United States Army Parachute Team Golden Knights did a demonstration and landed on the turf course.
"Spirit of New York", the B-2 Spirit Bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing located at Whiteman Air Force Base Missouri made a flyover. Recently, the B-2 conducted its first combat mission since 2006, where in January 2017 the B-2 launched from Whiteman Air Force Base, flew for a total of 33 hours and destroyed two ISIS training camps in Libya. The plane is totally silent until directly overhead.
The crowds outside in the stands and the crowds inside lined up to wager on Preakness day.
Guarding the trophy in the infield during the races.Painting the weather vane on top of the winner's circle cupola after the race.
A Black-Eyed Susan vendor sells drinks for $12 each. Last year they were $10.Classic Empire had a fan in the crowd who nearly got her wish.
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