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Moving Preakness would require change in state law, officials say

As city officials pledged a fight to keep the Preakness in Baltimore, others pointed out Monday that state law prohibits the horse race from being moved to another track in Maryland. Over the weekend, Sal Sinatra, vice president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, floated the idea of moving the Preakness from Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course to Laurel Park in Anne Arundel County. But in an interview Monday, Sinatra said he’s “fairly confident” he can make enough of a profit at Laurel to keep Pimlico open for at least a spring racing season that would continue to include the Preakness. Read full article here from the Baltimore Sun


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