Wow, it's a mess in Baltimore today. People are charging $50 to let people park on their lawns. Apparently, the way you do it is fill a cooler full of beer and food, drag it into the infield a bit before noon, and then sit around and hang out until the race actually happens around 6.
It's not something that you do on your own, so we should start planning now for next year. 🙂
Here's some trivia... the official drink of the Preakness is the Black-eyed Susan. it's vodka, rum, triple sec, OJ, and pineapple juice.