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Cinco de Mayo: Like Preakness

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

For millions of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, today is a celebration of Mexico's history stemming from a 1862 military victory over France.

For Americans, today is a reason to drink tequila, South American beer and frozen drinks.

I'll bet most Americans don't even know (or care about) the holiday's history.

It's like Preakness.

Walk around the infield and ask people to name the horses in the race.


After a few hours, most people don't even know there is a race.

But either way ... It's a celebration! 

(Photo by Chiaki Kawajiri/Sun Photographer) 

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