McKee Moments

McKee Moments

By: Sandy McKee
May
17
2014
The unexpected came my way this morning.  I went for a walk around the Pimlico Race Course infield and actually liked what I saw. The biggest difference between The Preakness and the biggest...
May
16
2014
You might think it would be hard to find positives at Pimlico Race Course on a rainy Preakness weekend Friday, with the Black Eyed Susan in the offing and the Preakness just a day away. But you might...
May
15
2014
            When Rob Masiello drove through Baltimore the other day, he was close to crying when he passed the area around 28th and Charles. It...
May
14
2014
            I’d covered a lot of racing in my career, but most of it was auto racing.  Though I loved horses and had enjoyed being at...
May
13
2014
The thing about a horse race is you never know what’s going to happen.  The other thing about it is horse trainers, possibly because of the unknown nature of races, are often the most...
May
13
2014
Horse racing has always been a social sport. Time between races used to be treasured. Race goers used to value the time to socialize, read the Daily Racing Form, read their track’s racing...
May
12
2014
It’s like magic happens at Pimlico Race Course the day the “BIG” horse comes to town..  The mornings, like Monday morning, are quiet.  The stalls in the Preakness Stakes...
May
12
2014
I’ve loved horses all my life. In fact, my most cherished childhood dream was that I’d wake up one birthday or Christmas morning and find my very own horse tied to the pear tree outside...