HOW THE PREAKNESS HAPPENED
That sound you heard around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday night?
That was the huge sigh of relief from so many in the Thoroughbred racing community, when Medina Spirit finished a well-beaten third in the Preakness Stakes, and the easy-to-root-for Michael McCarthy’s Rombauer took the second leg of this year’s Triple Crown, giving the trainer his first Classic winner.
So said Teresa Genaro in her Preakness recap story. Here’s how the race unfolded in pictures, from Nick Hahn.
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