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Pimlico to lose 6,670 seats for Preakness at aging Pimlico

USATODAY.com Sunday, 14 April 2019
The northern grandstand at Pimlico Race Course has significantly deteriorated and will be closed for the Preakness in May
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News video: Historic Section Of Pimlico Not Safe For Preakness Seating

Historic Section Of Pimlico Not Safe For Preakness Seating 02:38

The Northern Grandstand at the race track has deteriorated and will be closed for the Preakness States next month. This week, the Maryland Jockey Club wrapped up a study saying Pimlico Race Course has reached the end of its useful life by closing almost 6,700 seats.

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