Cloud Computing wins the 142nd Preakness Stakes in front of a record crowd [Photos]

The rain stayed away and talk of Pimlico Race Course’s future was pushed to another day as Cloud Computing won the 142nd Preakness Stakes on Saturday in front of yet another record crowd.

The Maryland Jockey Club announced an attendance of 140,327, beating last year’s record of 135,256. This was the fourth consecutive year Preakness set an attendance record.

Ticket sales started slower than normal, down 2 percent at the end of April compared to last year, but Maryland Jockey Club General Manager…