Horse Racing

Bodexpress runs in the 144th Preakness Stakes horse race without John Velazquez at Pimlico race course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore. War of Will, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione won.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness.
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Jockey Tyler Gaffalione sits aboard War of Will as trainer Mark Casse holds the reins after winning the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Assuming all goes well in the coming weeks, Casse said "there's an extremely good shot" War of Will goes to the Belmont Stakes on June 8
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Improbable gets a morning snack as the field prepares for the running of the 144th Preakness horse race at Pimlico race track in Baltimore, Md., Saturday, May 18, 2019.
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May 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Bob Baffert-trained Improbable remains the favorite for the Preakness.
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Improbable exercises in preparation for the Preakness Stakes horse race, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 18.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:55 pm
The jockey shuffle heading into the Preakness has a "musical chairs" feel to it.
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Track officials tend to Congrats Gal after the horse collapsed after the eighth horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Baltimore.
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May 17, 2019 - 5:52 pm
A filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course on Frida
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May 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Maximum Security owner Gary West has issued a multimillion dollar challenge to the owners of four horses that benefited from his horse's historic disqualification in the Kentucky Derby.
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Improbable works out on the track at Pimlico before the 2019 Preakness Stakes.
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May 17, 2019 - 12:35 pm
The story of the Preakness Stakes this year is the horses that are not running in the second leg of the Triple Crown after the controversial finish of the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. The official Derby winner, Country House, did not enter the Preakness after coming down with a cough. It’s the...
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Preakness contender War of Will is led through the barn, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 18.
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May 16, 2019 - 9:42 pm
War of Will grinded out the Kentucky Derby in the slop, avoided clipping heels with Maximum Security and came out of the race looking as if he won.
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May 13, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse's historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner.
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Kentucky Derby horse race
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May 12, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Horse racing was one step away from disaster.
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