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  • Miss Temple City (8-5) hits the wire just in front in the Grade 1 Matriarch.Posted 2 days ago
  • Annals of Time (5-1) gets clear late in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby.Posted 3 days ago
  • Vale Dori (1-2) much the best in the Grade 2 Bayakoa.Posted 3 days ago
  • Royal Posse (3-5) repeats in the Claiming Crown Jewel and becomes a millionaire.Posted 3 days ago
  • King and His Court (8-5) flies home to win the Display Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • R Angel Katelyn (8-5) leads all the way in the Sandpiper.Posted 3 days ago
  • Rapid Rhythm runs them down in the Battle of New Orleans.Posted 3 days ago
  • Highway Star (7-1) is up in time to win the Go for Wand.Posted 3 days ago
  • Chance of Luck (7-2) holds on to take the Inaugural StakesPosted 3 days ago
  • Whitmore wins the 6th race at Aqueduct, his first race back since the Kentucky Derby.Posted 3 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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