Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread

All the horse races and Kegasai in the world won't bring Barbaro back, but the Preakness looks like it's fun, huh? Well technically, it looked a lot funner before the B.Y.O.B. policy broke the infield's decadent soul.

Post time's 6:19 p.m. Anybody with a shred of dignity has thrown at least $2 on Mucho Macho Man to win. (This one's all Dialed In's, though.)

Mythical Creatures in the Infield: Calm Crowds [NYT]

Police call Preakness infield scene tame [Baltimore Sun]

Stacy Keibler 'proud that Baltimore has an event like' Preakness [Baltimore Sun]

Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread

Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread

Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread

Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread

Your Preakness Stakes Open Thread