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Jeannine Edwards on covering the Preakness for ESPN
Jeannine Edwards on covering the Preakness for ESPN

ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards started her TV career as an in-track host at Pimlico and Laurel in the early 1990s. “It allowed me to learn television, because I came from a background of  training horses and had no TV experience,” she says. “So I owe a lot of my success and a debt of gratitude to the people in Maryland for giving me a start.” Edwards, who still calls Maryland home, is covering the Preakness for ESPN and ABC this week. Her reports will start appearing Friday on the sports channel and continue through the weekend. I sat down with the 48-year-old sportscaster last week to talk about her coverage plans, the Preakness, horse racing in Maryland and...

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