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Best of Preakness Week 2021 | photos

Pimlico Race Course get ready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes as horses continue to train and workers set up the track in preparation for the race.
(Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)

Best of Preakness Week 2021 | photos

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Now that Preakness 2021 is in the books, here is a look back at some of our favorite photos from the week.
Pimlico Race Course
Pimlico Race Course get ready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes as horses continue to train and workers set up the track in preparation for the race.
Pimlico Race Course get ready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes as horses continue to train and workers set up the track in preparation for the race. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Ram
Preakness entry Ram gets a bath after working out on the Pimlico track Tuesday morning.
Preakness entry Ram gets a bath after working out on the Pimlico track Tuesday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness week
Robert Taylor the huntsman for the Goshen Hunt Club leads the hounds down the track at Pimlico Race Course. Pimlico hill be hosting the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Robert Taylor the huntsman for the Goshen Hunt Club leads the hounds down the track at Pimlico Race Course. Pimlico hill be hosting the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Carol Cedeno takes of the one of the many pairs of goggles that are worn during the race on Preakness Day ay Pimlico Race Course.
Carol Cedeno takes of the one of the many pairs of goggles that are worn during the race on Preakness Day ay Pimlico Race Course. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Fashion
Amy Castillo, Bel Air, wears a hat trimmed with peacock and black iridescent feathers she had made at Dee's in Louisville, KY. Castillo has been attending the Preakness Stakes for 27 years.
Amy Castillo, Bel Air, wears a hat trimmed with peacock and black iridescent feathers she had made at Dee's in Louisville, KY. Castillo has been attending the Preakness Stakes for 27 years. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness week
Lana Rae of Baltimore at Pimlico on Friday afternoon as Pimlico Race Course gets ready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Lana Rae of Baltimore at Pimlico on Friday afternoon as Pimlico Race Course gets ready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes on Saturday. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Stakes 2021
Jockeys make their way onto the Pimlico race track for the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes.
Jockeys make their way onto the Pimlico race track for the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes. (Karl Merton Ferron)
Race day runway
Fashionable race goers cross the turf track to the Pimlico Infield on Preakness Saturday.
Fashionable race goers cross the turf track to the Pimlico Infield on Preakness Saturday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 2021
Kimberley McGill of Marriotsville (left) and LinMarie Garsee of Hampstead TX, who both deliver quilts to WWII veterans (Quilts For Vets), watch race horses pass at Preakness 2021.
Kimberley McGill of Marriotsville (left) and LinMarie Garsee of Hampstead TX, who both deliver quilts to WWII veterans (Quilts For Vets), watch race horses pass at Preakness 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Gallorette Stakes
Horses burst from the gate at the start of the Gallorette Stakes, the 6th race of the day at the 2021 Preakness weekend at Pimlico Race Course.
Horses burst from the gate at the start of the Gallorette Stakes, the 6th race of the day at the 2021 Preakness weekend at Pimlico Race Course. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer wins the 2021 Preakness Stakes
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes.
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 2021
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 146 at Pimlico Race Course
Chelle Thomas of Jacksonville Beach, FL wears a green fascinator to her first Preakness during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021.
Chelle Thomas of Jacksonville Beach, FL wears a green fascinator to her first Preakness during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
The 146th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021.
Rombauer with jockey Flavien Prat onboard wins the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021.
Rombauer with jockey Flavien Prat onboard wins the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Fashion
Colin McBride, Milwaukee, WI, cheers as Somelikeithotbrown ridden by Jose L. Ortiz wins the 12th race. McBride also attended the Kentucky Derby.
Colin McBride, Milwaukee, WI, cheers as Somelikeithotbrown ridden by Jose L. Ortiz wins the 12th race. McBride also attended the Kentucky Derby. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
The 146th running of the Preakness Stakes
Cousins Will Rich, of D.C., from left, Erica Williams, of Bowie, and Enjoli Nelson, of Houston, Tx., get together for their 10th Prerakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021.
Cousins Will Rich, of D.C., from left, Erica Williams, of Bowie, and Enjoli Nelson, of Houston, Tx., get together for their 10th Prerakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer wins 2021 Preakness
Rombauer, on the outside, trailed Midnight Bourbon (center) and Medina Spirit coming out of the last turn. Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past the two in the final stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes.
Rombauer, on the outside, trailed Midnight Bourbon (center) and Medina Spirit coming out of the last turn. Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past the two in the final stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer wins 2021 Preakness
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes.
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes. (KENNETH K. LAM/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Stakes 2021
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes.
Jockey Flavien Prat guided Rombauer past Midnight Bourbon and a fading Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit in the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Rapper 2 Chainz
Rapper 2 Chainz poses with the Woodlawn Vase before going on stage for his concert in the 2021 Preakness infield.
Rapper 2 Chainz poses with the Woodlawn Vase before going on stage for his concert in the 2021 Preakness infield. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Fashion
Race goers enjoy a concert by 2 Chainz at the 146th Preakness Stakes on May 15, 2021.
Race goers enjoy a concert by 2 Chainz at the 146th Preakness Stakes on May 15, 2021. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Medina Spirit
Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness entry Medina Spirit races his shadow as he runs on the Pimlico track during a workout Thursday morning.
Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness entry Medina Spirit races his shadow as he runs on the Pimlico track during a workout Thursday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
A horse is walked around the paddock before the 6th race of the day. Preakness 2021 at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes.
A horse is walked around the paddock before the 6th race of the day. Preakness 2021 at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Marlon Humphrey
Baltimore Ravens' Marlon Humphrey (in purple) is greeted as he arrives to the Pimlico Infield on Preakness Saturday.
Baltimore Ravens' Marlon Humphrey (in purple) is greeted as he arrives to the Pimlico Infield on Preakness Saturday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 146 at Pimlico Race Course
Horses run toward the finish line in the Maryland Sprint Stakes as seen through a tarp covering that hides the dilapidated grandstand that has been condemned for future demolition during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021.
Horses run toward the finish line in the Maryland Sprint Stakes as seen through a tarp covering that hides the dilapidated grandstand that has been condemned for future demolition during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 146 at Pimlico Race Course
Adianez Acosta and Jdianez Acosta, 10 of West Virginia during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021.
Adianez Acosta and Jdianez Acosta, 10 of West Virginia during 2021 Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
2021 Preakness
Jockey Johan Rosado lays in the dirt after falling off horse Market Cap out of the gate in the first race on Preakness Saturday.
Jockey Johan Rosado lays in the dirt after falling off horse Market Cap out of the gate in the first race on Preakness Saturday. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Market Cap runs without it's jockey in the first race after the jockey fell off at the starting gate.
Market Cap runs without it's jockey in the first race after the jockey fell off at the starting gate. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 146 at Pimlico Race Course
Rombauer (6), ridden by Flavien Prat beats Midnight Bourbon (5), ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., winning the 146th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021.
Rombauer (6), ridden by Flavien Prat beats Midnight Bourbon (5), ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., winning the 146th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course Sat., May 15, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer wins 2021 Preakness
Peter Grau, of Baltimore, (in blue) and Jon Venditti, of Connecticut, celebrate after realizing their bet on Rombauer just paid off in the 2021 Preakness Stakes.
Peter Grau, of Baltimore, (in blue) and Jon Venditti, of Connecticut, celebrate after realizing their bet on Rombauer just paid off in the 2021 Preakness Stakes. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Keith Asmussen congratulates jockey, Ricardo Santana after Santana win the 3rd race of the day on Preakness Day ay Pimlico Race Course.
Keith Asmussen congratulates jockey, Ricardo Santana after Santana win the 3rd race of the day on Preakness Day ay Pimlico Race Course. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Week 2021
D. Wayne Lukas is the trainer for Ram, who is scheduled to run in the Preakness Stakes.
D. Wayne Lukas is the trainer for Ram, who is scheduled to run in the Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Crystal Watkins Johansson of Baltimore cheers during the 7th race of the day with her husband Nick at Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Day 2021.
Crystal Watkins Johansson of Baltimore cheers during the 7th race of the day with her husband Nick at Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Day 2021. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Eleanor Albert of Ruxton sports a patriotic Maryland flag mask at Preakness 2021 at Pimlico Race Course Saturday.
Eleanor Albert of Ruxton sports a patriotic Maryland flag mask at Preakness 2021 at Pimlico Race Course Saturday. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 2021
Donald Joy, here at his first Preakness Stakes, watches the starting gates at Pimlico Race Course before the horses take off.
Donald Joy, here at his first Preakness Stakes, watches the starting gates at Pimlico Race Course before the horses take off. (Ulysses Mu–oz/Baltimore Sun)
2021 Preakness
Fashionable hats are a staple in the grandstands at Preakness 2021.
Fashionable hats are a staple in the grandstands at Preakness 2021. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness week
Dawn Eflein of Ashville, North Carolina has been coming to watch Preakness for the last 20 years. She said, " I am happy to be doing something that feels like normal." Pimlico Race Course get sready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes.
Dawn Eflein of Ashville, North Carolina has been coming to watch Preakness for the last 20 years. She said, " I am happy to be doing something that feels like normal." Pimlico Race Course get sready for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Rombauer
Preakness entry Rombauer runs on the Pimlico track during a workout Thursday morning.
Preakness entry Rombauer runs on the Pimlico track during a workout Thursday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Pimlico Race Course
Rombauer is escorted back to the barn after a morning work out at Pimlico Race Course as the horses continue to prepare for the 146th Preakness Stakes.
Rombauer is escorted back to the barn after a morning work out at Pimlico Race Course as the horses continue to prepare for the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness 2021
Edgar Gallegos was named the Pimlico Backstretch Worker of the Year for 2020. He is pictured with King Bubble, one of the many horse he works with at Pimlico. Gallegos, 27, is a native of Mexico who has worked in the racing industry for about eight years at Maryland tracks. His dad was instrumental in getting him involved in the racing industry, and his whole family now works in Maryland. His brother and cousin also work as grooms in Pimlico.
Edgar Gallegos was named the Pimlico Backstretch Worker of the Year for 2020. He is pictured with King Bubble, one of the many horse he works with at Pimlico. Gallegos, 27, is a native of Mexico who has worked in the racing industry for about eight years at Maryland tracks. His dad was instrumental in getting him involved in the racing industry, and his whole family now works in Maryland. His brother and cousin also work as grooms in Pimlico. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Fashion
People look out from a bacony of the Stronach Group tent at the 146th Preakness. May 15, 2021.
People look out from a bacony of the Stronach Group tent at the 146th Preakness. May 15, 2021. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
2021 Preakness
Fashionable hats are a staple in the grandstands at Preakness 2021.
Fashionable hats are a staple in the grandstands at Preakness 2021. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
The 146th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2021.
Jim Janssen, left, of Gaithersburg, and his father Jeremy, of Hendersonville, NC., pose for picture with Charde Ivey, janitorial superviser at Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Day May 15, 2021.
Jim Janssen, left, of Gaithersburg, and his father Jeremy, of Hendersonville, NC., pose for picture with Charde Ivey, janitorial superviser at Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Day May 15, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Preakness Day
Bill Stinson of Annapolis enjoys the afternoon at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes.
Bill Stinson of Annapolis enjoys the afternoon at Pimlico Race Course for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Pimlico sunset
The sun sets behind the Pimlico grandstands as preparations are underway for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes on May 15.
The sun sets behind the Pimlico grandstands as preparations are underway for the running of the 146th Preakness Stakes on May 15. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
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