Video: York Road Giant Assembles Preakness Blanket

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When the winning horse crosses the finish line of the 1 3/16-mile Preakness Stakes, its first big prize will have made a journey only slightly longer.

For 13 years, the Giant Food at York Road Plaza has assembled the famed Black Eyed Susan blanket to be draped over the winner. (It's actually made of Viking mums, since the Maryland state flower is not yet in season at this time of year.)

We spoke to Kathleen Marvel and Mary Pat Walbrecher as they got to work on the blanket on Friday morning.


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