John R. Velazquez

Cloud Computing pulls off upset in 142nd Preakness

Cloud Computing pulls off upset in 142nd Preakness

Seth Klarman’s romance with thoroughbred racing blossomed in the heart of Baltimore, where he grew up three blocks from Pimlico Race Course and made annual pilgrimages to watch the Preakness.

Klarman saw the mighty Secretariat win it in 1973, two years before he graduated from Poly and moved away from home.

But even on his most blissful day at the neighborhood track, he never fathomed he’d own race horses, much less one gifted enough to win a leg of the Triple Crown. So reality exceeded fantasy on Saturday, when Klarman watched his horse, Cloud Computing, win the 142nd Preakness with a thrilling charge to the wire before a record crowd of 140,327.

“It’s incredibly...

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