Friday, May 17, 2013

Triple Crown: Leg 2 - The Preakness

The second leg of the triple crown is the Preakness.  I feel like this is the one that gets the least attention, but we had a blast!!

My friends, Amanda and Reba, met me super early to make the trek from New York City to Baltimore.  We took a bus down and then managed to pretty easily navigate our way to Pimlico via public transit.  It was a long journey, but we were all smiles once we arrived at our grandstand seats!

We had fun watching the early races and even winning a few dollars here and there, too!  We had great seats in the shade which was awesome on a hot day at the track!  Our seats were just a tad before the finish line for the Preakness race so that was really neat!  I got a great picture of the horses on the final stretch.  Yay!

After the main race, we ventured down closer to the track and soaked up a little sun before we headed back toward the train station to catch the Amtrak back to NYC.

And, of course, the day wouldn't be complete without a Black Eyed Susan!  Such a fun day full of lots of wonderful memories!!

My pick to win the race tomorrow is Mylute.  Who do you think will win?  Are you cheering for the favorite - Orb - in order for there to be a potential Triple Crown winner this year?

To check out the first leg of my Triple Crown - the Derby - go here!

Andrea :)


  1. I don't know why people don't talk about this one much either?! I didn't know much about it until a friend of mine went a couple years ago and I got really into it :) LOVE your fun hat!!

  2. I live about an hour, maybe less, from this and I have never been. I should put that on my list of things to do, it looks like fun! :)