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  • Lady Shipman sets a new track record in the OBS Sprint Stakes (Fillies). Posted 2 days ago
  • Constitution covers 5F in 1:00 1/5 , fastest of 7 at Palm BeachPosted 3 days ago
  • Pure Tactics score down the hill in the Clocker's Corner. Posted 4 days ago
  • California Chrome breezes a mile in 1:41 2/5 at Los AlPosted 4 days ago
  • El Kabeir worked 5F at Belmont in 1:01.59 (2/19)Posted 4 days ago
  • Cassatt hangs on to win the Houston Ladies Classic.Posted 4 days ago
  • Alert Bay skims the rail to win the California Cup Turf Classic. Posted 5 days ago
  • Mischief Clem edges Pulmarack in the California Cup Derby. Posted 5 days ago
  • Birdatthewire rolls to a powerful victory in the Forward Gal. Posted 5 days ago
  • Singing Kitty proves best in the California Cup Oaks. Posted 5 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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