Saturday, May 19, 2012

Preakness

  • BALTIMORE — I'll Have Another came into the Preakness facing one of the toughest possible tactical situations in racing.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Ill Have Another had Bodemeister in his sights again, a shot at the Triple Crown hanging in the balance. Two weeks ago, he ran down his rival and won the Kentucky Derby. This time, the chestnut colt needed to be even more relentless to win the Preakness.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • Well, it wasnt Clippers vs. Spurs, was it, but the Preakness wasnt a bad showcase for a sport considered by some to be in trouble.
  • (ESPN)
  • BALTIMORE -- All along, they had been so relaxed. So when it came time for Team ONeills horse to make his charge -- a historic one -- the colt moved forward almost nonchalantly.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • BALTIMORE -- Judging by his appetite and appearance, Bodemeister has rebounded nicely from his vigorous trip in the Kentucky Derby and is ready to shine at the Preakness.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Are you curious to know which horses people think win the 2012 Preakness? Today is the running of the 137th race and Twitter is alive with excitement.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Stakes Value Of Race $1,000,000. Value To Winner $600,000. Second $200,000. Third $100,000. Fourth $60,000. Fifth $30,000. Horse Wgt PP ST 1/4 ½ 3/4 Str Fin Jockey Odds Ill Have Another 126 9 6 4-½ 4-hd 3-½ 2-3½ 1-nk M.Gutierrez 3.
  • (ESPN)
  • BALTIMORE -- Mike Smith appeared dazed in the moments after his horse, Bodemeister, was again beaten by Kentucky Derby winner Ill Have Another - this time by a neck in Saturdays Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • He certainly will have another. There could be a Triple Crown winner this year -- the first in decades -- after Ill Have Another edged out Bodemeister in the 137th Preakness Stakes.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Revelers in the Preakness Infield were jovial Saturday morning, staking out prime spots -- near the track for some, and near concert stages for others.
  • (Baltimore Sun)

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