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Counting down the Sweet 16 in Maryland horse racing history
Mike Klingaman: The anticipation of Saturday's Preakness Stakes set us thinking: Who are the greatest Maryland thoroughbreds of all time -- the horses who were bred, born, owned or trained here?
To that end, The Sun presents its Sweet 16 of Maryland racing history, an elite group of champion colts and fillies of the past century who have done the Free State proud.
Each day this week, we'll count down another three horses on our list in the search for No. 1. On Friday, we'll name the top four thoroughbreds, who starred in four different decades. See if you agree.
And they're off ...