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Preakness lacks true pacesetter

Besides the shorter distance, smaller field, and venue there are other differences between the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby.

The rush to get to Churchill Downs and have horses get accustomed to the surface is replaced by a fashionably late-arriving crowd in Pimlico. As of Tuesday morning, the Pimlico stakes barn was a ghost town, with a fleet of 13 Fords and Kias parked out front awaiting the Wednesday arrival of the horsemen who will run horses in Saturday's $1 million Preakness. Read More

 

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When the energy distribution of the contestants changes, the pressers just move up,,,not great mystery

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