Less Beer, People at Preakness
Pimlico’s idea to change the beer policy for the infield was a bad one.
Attendance was down almost 30% this year as compared to last because spectators were not allowed to bring their own beer-filled coolers. Gone were the portable toilet running drunks, beer bongs, and most importantly, all the people.
Even though the new policy kept away the crowds, the Maryland Jockey Club says that they won’t revert back to the old rules.