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A day at the races

One of the oldest racetracks in existence, Pimlico, home of the Preakness and the Maryland Million, is the site of serious racing... and partying.

Aunt Hattie's Place

Aunt Hattie's Place seeks to offer troubled young people a shot at the good life. For the boys there, this home away from home offers a chance to learn from role models, to explore culture and to become leaders.

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Other Stories

Celebrating Preakness: Listen to two accounts of the festivities.

Chris Eaders: remembers growing up in Pimlico -- at home and at the track.

Claim to fame: Life during the Preakness -- vs. everyday life in Pimlico.

People and Places Behind Pimlico Race Course: Pimlico, Maryland has seen many changes over the last century.

Pimlico Groom

Pimlico Starting Gate Crew: "And they're off!"

Pratt Saddlery: Pratt Saddlery in Pimlico fulfills this need for the horsemen and horses at Pimlico Race Course, and has done so for nearly 60 years.

Take a video tour: Visit Pimlico, home of the Preakness and adjacent to a bustling and close knit community.

Two sides of the same track: "You can always tell by the sound of the city trucks in the area that Preakness is approaching," says Polly Warren

Victory Racing Plate Company