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  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Dream It Is (4-1) romps in the Grade 3 Schuylerville at Saratoga.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Indycott (7-5) wins the opener, as they're off at Saratoga!Posted 17 hours ago
  • Bowies Hero (3-1) much the best in the Oceanside Stakes on opening day at Del Mar.Posted 2 days ago
  • Irap (7-5) romps home a big winner of the Indiana Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Eagle (5-2) rides the rail to victory in the Schaefer Memorial.Posted 6 days ago
  • West Coast (2-5) powers home nicely in the Los Alamitos Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Songbird (1-9) wins the Delaware Handicap by only a length.Posted 6 days ago
  • Disco Partner (7-5) runs away from his Forbidden Apple competition.Posted 6 days ago
  • Frostmourne (1-2) turns the Kent Stakes into his own private party.Posted 6 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

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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