Frank: Pimlico plan offers new chapter in horse racing, community redevelopment

After a summer of rough headlines, people across the country woke up on Oct. 5 to the news that Baltimore City reached a deal to keep the Preakness in Baltimore. For those outside of the city and state, the story ends there — the middle jewel of the Triple Crown has real potential to stay in Baltimore, where it has been run for 136 years. But for Baltimore and Maryland a new chapter in racing history and innovative community redevelopment begins. Baseball author and columnist George Will once said that the three most important things to happen in baseball were Jackie Robinson, free agency and Camden Yards. (Balt. Sun)

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