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  • Untrapped (11-1) rallies to win the Oklahoma Derby (G3).Posted 19 hours ago
  • Champion filly Champagne Room (1-5) returns to easy win in Remington Park Oaks.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Tequilita (5-2) returns to the winner's circle in the Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • Sharp Azteca (1-2) draws clear in the Grade 2 Kelso.Posted 1 day ago
  • West Coast (4-5) leaves the field far behind in the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • It Tiz Well (5-1) bests Abel Tasman in the Grade 1 Cotillion.Posted 2 days ago
  • Coal Front (4-5) refuses to let American Pastime by in the Grade 3 Gallant Bob.Posted 2 days ago
  • Page McKenney (6-1) digs down and holds on in the Pa Derby Champion Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Off Limits (8-5) glides by her competition in the Grade 3 Noble Damsel.Posted 2 days ago
  • Capla Temptress (5-1) rolls home in the Natalma, while making her North American debut.Posted 7 days ago

Staying power

What happens in the Triple Crown, stays in the Triple Crown. At least that's how the mainstream public views things. Keep that close in mind as racing fans clamor to hunt-and-peck that "Rachel saves racing" blog or message board posting.

And, sadly, the mainstream public may not even care that much about the Belmont Stakes, with or without Rachel Alexandra. With no Triple Crown on the line, and no sense of history left to tackle, the final jewel has the trappings to become a "been there, done that" malaise for those out there who don't find the game as thrilling as you and I.

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