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April 2, 2011

Preakness adds competitive eating to infield festivities

competitive eaters

Just announced for this year's Preakness InfieldFest - "The Great Preakness Pony Pig Out," which planners are calling the "first-ever race-horse themed eating competition."

"Some of America's biggest eating studs" will...compete for the title of National Preakness Pig Out Eating Champion and $500 in cash prizes.

This will be a sanctioned ALL PRO Competitive Eaters competition.

According to the press release, "Food Warriors will be eating a medley of food that is typically favored by Horses: apple pie (apples); carrot cake (carrots): and oatmeal cookies (oatmeal)"

I still think they should eat Kegasus.

Picnic-style rules will apply.


Posted by Richard Gorelick at 3:10 PM | | Comments (3)


Disgusting. I don't understand the attraction.

...more grossness....It just keeps getting worse.

Nice to see them add such a nice touch of class to the infield activities.

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Richard Gorelick was appointed The Baltimore Sun's restaurant critic in September 2010. Before joining the paper staff fulltime, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. Along the way, he dispatched for short-distance trucking companies, shilled for cultural non-profits, and assisted in cognitive neurology research – never the subject, always the control.

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