Preakness


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an annual race for three-year-old horses

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com used an aggressive radio, email and direct mail campaign to encourage play on Preakness weekend, and the site issued two "Guaranteed Tickets," one for Friday and one for Sunday.
He and jockey Jeremy Rose finished third in the Kentucky Derby, a length behind winner Giacomo; won the Preakness after nearly being knocked down by Scrappy T in the turn for home, and won the Belmont by seven lengths.
Among those set to face Imperialism are Kentucky Derby tenth and Preakness seventh Borrego (to be ridden by Tyler Baze and 5-2 in the betting), Britt's Jules (Guy Smith, 6-1) and Round Table Stakes winner Cryptograph (Don Pettinger, 6-1).
Champion said that the dramatic rise in online wagering for the Preakness is further evidence of the substantial growth in off-track interest in horse racing via the Internet.
We're certainly leaning toward the Preakness, and we'll let him tell us," said trainer John Servis.
Of the remaining four, two horses - War Emblem (2002) and Funny Cide (2003) - each won the Derby and Preakness but failed to distinguish themselves, running eighth and ninth, respectively in the Classic.
Other likely rivals include Scrimshaw, 11th at Churchill Downs and third in the Preakness, Ten Cents A Shine, eighth in the Derby and ninth in the Preakness, and Ten Most Wanted, who disappointed in the Derby but was found to have suffered a back injury during the race.
The couple teamed with Lukas in 1999 for Kentucky Derby and Preakness wins with Charismatic.
Of the 15 such showdowns since the races were locked into their current order in 1931, eight were won by the Preakness champion, most recently when Point Given left Monarchos back in third in 2001.
The Preakness field has increased from six a week ago to 12.
After the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, riders prepare for the final race.
Let's not be too quick to dismiss the Kentucky Derby upsetter's chances of winning the May 21 Preakness and giving fans a thrill by taking a Triple Crown bid to the June 11 Belmont Stakes.
TRAINER Bobby Frankel yesterday confirmed that beaten Kentucky Derby favourite Empire Maker will bypass the Preakness Stakes and await the Belmont Stakes on June 7, writes Dan Farley.
To celebrate the Running of the Roses, All Horse Racing is offering a free bet on the Kentucky Derby as well as free bets on the other two jewels of the Triple Crown, the Preakness and Belmont Stakes.