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Faidley's Crab Derby sparks excitement for Preakness weekend

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Posted at 5:19 PM, May 17, 2024

BALTIMORE — Surprisingly, the Preakness is not the most Maryland race happening this weekend.

The Crab Derby took place on Friday at the Faidley's Patio at the new Lexington Market.

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Participants pick a crab and try to get it down the chute first.

It's a tradition that's been running for about 40 years.

After the race, people enjoyed a crab feast.