Month: May 2019

War of Will Takes Preakness

My streak of picking four horses to cross the line first in a Triple Crown race ended yesterday – miserably – as War of Will won the 144th Preakness, this time without an objection or disqualification. My pick, Improbable, is the embodiment of disappointment. He’s still winless in 2019, and he looked even worse in […]

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Pimlico Plans to Hold Preakness Anyway

Despite four of the top five finishers int the Kentucky Derby not caring about the second jewel of the Triple Crown, Pimlico officials have confirmed that there still will be a Preakness Stakes on Saturday. In fact, 13 horses believe they have a chance. And why not? A 65-1 long shot won the Derby. Bob-Baffert […]

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There will forever be an asterisk on the 145th Kentucky Derby because a young colt on the verge of history freaked out in front of 150,000 fans and veered to the right, not knowing there was another horse behind him. Replays showed Maximum Security moving in front of War of Will so closely that their […]

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