Editorial: Hi ho, Pimlico: Preakness revival plan deserves its warm reception

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, the future of keeping the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course seemed dim. Baltimore officials asked a judge to give it ownership of the track, a move that infuriated owner The Stronach Group. Even the longtime president of the Senate (a politician known to have more than a furlong’s worth of clout in Annapolis) was openly speculating that moving the Preakness out of the city to Laurel Park made more sense than trying to renovate Baltimore’s historic facility. (Balt. Sun)

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