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Rochelle Spector

Officials do not expect security concerns at Pimlico Race Course

Officials do not expect security concerns at Pimlico Race Course

When violence erupted last month in other parts of Baltimore in the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death, things were fairly normal in the Park Heights neighborhood where Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness, is located. One store was looted and sustained minor damage, said District 5 councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector, whose district includes the neighborhood. But Spector said she expects Saturday's race day to go on with the same "positive" vibe as it has for years. "It's just a matter of crowd management that they do very well in city, they work very hard in setting up good traffic patterns and make sure they have adequate parking, they do...

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