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Published on May 16, 2019 - Duration: 01:23s

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It’s a long-standing Preakness tradition which goes back to the 1930s.

When you think of the triple crown, you think of tradition.

The Preakness stakes is a Baltimore institution and part of the tradition includes the Alibi Breakfast.

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WMARá2 NEWS' MARK ROPER.

MARK,THIS INCLUDES THE ALIBIBREAKFAST TODAY.AND ITS ALSO A LONGáSTANDINGPREAKNESS TRADITION WHICH GOESBACK TO THE 19á30S.

IF YOUWANT TO RUB SHOULDERS WITH THEHORSE TRAINERS JOCKEYS ANDHORSE OWNERS THIS IS A GOODDAY TO DO IT.

THE ALIBIBREAKFAST COMES WITH BREAKFASTSERVED IN THE TERRACE DININGROOM.

BUT IT ALSO COMES WITH ASIDE OF TRADITION.

IT DATESBACK TO WHEN THE TRAINERSJOCKEYS AND OWNERS WOULD ALLHANG OUT ON THE FRONT PORCH OFTHE CLUBHOUSE AND TALK ABOUTTHEIR RACING STORIES.

WELL NOWTHEY SHARE THOSE STORIESWITH THE REST OF US AT THEALIBI BREAKFAST MEET ANDGREET.

MEANWHILE SEVERALFLORISTS ARE HARD AT WORKPIECEING TOGETHER NEARLYTWOáTHOUSAND BLACK EYED SUSANSIN THE FORM OF A BLANKET.

THEBLANKET WILL BE DRAPPED OVERTHE WINNING HORSE OF THE RACETOMORROW.

THE FLORISTS AREALSO WORKING ON A BLANKET FORTHE PREAKNESS WINNER ONSATURDAY.

AND THE SUNRISETOURS CONTINUE THIS MORNING.THE TOURS OFFER A BEHINDáTHEáSCENES LOOK AT THE PREAKNESS.TOUR GUIDES WILL TAKEHORSERACING FANS INTO THEBARNS áá YOU CAN SEE THEHORSES ON THEIR MORNINGWORKOUTS áá AND LEARN MOREABOUT THE HISTORY OF THEPREAKNESS STAKES IN BALTIMORE.LIVE NORTHWEST BALTIMORE MARKROPER WMAR 2 NEWS.AS FOR THE RACE ITSELF ON

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