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Vanessa Williams sang the National Anthem on Preakness day.

2019 Preakness Miscellaneous Photos

Date: 05/19/2019

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.

The traditional honor guard brings the Preakness trophies over to the winner's circle.
 
The track security people follow the trophies with the flowers for the winner and set up the display in the winner's circle.
 
The grandstand at Pimlico with the right section closed off after it was condemned.A small airplane circled the track with the banner "Stronach keep Preakness in Baltimore".
 
The Budweiser Clydesdales paraded down the track both Friday and Saturday.
 
The US Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, landed on the turf course on Saturday afternoon.
 
Diplo made a flashy entrance when he parachuted onto the turf course for his performance at the Infield Fest.His girls later posed on the turf course.
 
The honor guard in the winner's circle presenting the colors.A Black-Eyed Susan vendor sells drinks for $14 each. That is still cheaper than the Derby where juleps are $15.
 
Bodexpress looks pretty satisfied with himself after he is caught.Pony love at the Preakness.
 
The pink starting gate on Black-Eyed Susan Day.The yellow starting gate on Preakness Day.
 
The Jockey Club has gone high tech and now the horse identifier can wand the microchip in the horse's neck instead of reading their lip tattoo. Horses born in 2017 or later are required to be chipped and older horses can be as well, although not all are yet.All dressed up for Preakness Day.
 
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