A race of Preakness winners

What would happen if Orb were to race against past Preakness Winners? NBC Sports and HorseRaceGame.com created a fantasy race that pits Orb against 13 previous Preakness winners — War Emblem, Big Brown, Afleet Alex, Curlin, Smarty Jones, Funny Cide, Rachel Alexandra, Point Given, I’ll Have Another, Lookin at Lucky, Bernadini, Louis Quatorze and Shackleford. […]

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I’ll Have Another takes the Preakness

I will admit it: I thought that Bodemeister would win the Preakness. Without an early pace setter and over the shorter distance, I thought he’d do it, especially as coming into the backstretch the time was a full two seconds slower than the Derby. But I’ll Have Another rallied with another incredible run down the […]

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Fox finds a home at Pimlico

Here’s a red fox that will have one of the best views of the track at the big race tomorrow (and who has been watching the workouts all week. Wonder who he’s favoring? Fox finds a home at Pimlico.

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Shackleford takes the Preakness; no Triple Crown for Animal Kingdom

No matter how much I yelled “go, go, go!!!” at the TV set, Animal Kingdom wasn’t able to catch Shackleford before the wire. He made a good run for it but ran out of track too soon. Shackleford ran a great race, leading wire to wire. He’s obviously not a distance horse but the Preakness […]

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Lookin at Lucky takes the 135th Preakness

Lookin at Lucky got a good trip today in the 135th running of the Preakness and showed everyone why he was the odds on favorite for both the Derby and the Preakness. Super Saver ran out of gas, finishing 8th after starting out strong and First Dude showed both early speed and tenacity despite his […]

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Calvin Borel in his own words

Calvin Borel has pulled off an incredible feat: in just two weeks he rode the winners of the Kentucky Oaks, the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. He’s at the top of his game and it appears, from all reports, that he deserves to be. 42-year old Borel grew up in Louisiana, the son of sugar […]

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