Should Preakness stay in Baltimore at Pimlico Race Course, or move to Laurel Park, where it would be a more upscale affair with no infield party? Why or why not?
Wrong question. Where you put the Preakness is of no importance to most people anywhere. Whether to spend millions in public money to keep it at Pimlico ought to matter to all Maryland taxpayers. And when we can't find money for decent schools in Baltimore, it would be obscene to spend public money to keep a horse race there.
John T. Miller, Rising Sun
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