Shanklin: Is Revitalizing Pimlico a Bad Bet?
In a recent post on his blog, Horse Racing Business, Bill Shanklin questions whether the planned revitalization of Pimlico Race Course is worth the $100 million that has been allocated to it.
As Shanklin points out, it's not just the amenities or physical structure that racegoers find objectionable, but the Baltimore neighborhood the track stands in.
One Pimlico review Shanklin found read: “If you enjoy watching horse races while wondering which direction the bullets are going to come from, this place is for you … I have been all over Baltimore and I've never been in such fear of being robbed/murdered as when I was at Pimlico. If you value your life, stay far, far away.”
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