Developer returns first Preakness ‘owner’s trophy’ to Baltimore

A prominent developer has brought the original Preakness Stakes “owner’s trophy” back to Baltimore. Edward St. John, chairman of the board of St. John Properties, purchased the trophy from Doyle Auctions in New York, and the auctioneer announced the sale price as $100,000.  The trophy was awarded to Alfred G. Vanderbilt II, one-time owner and twice president ...

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