The Preakness was won by the National Treasury in a triple crown obscured by the Great War
National Treasury wins Preakness in a triple crown obscured by the death of horses Enlarge this under @-@title Nick Wass / AP Nick Wass / APA horse named National Treasure won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, the second stage of the Triple Crown.
A series of recent horse deaths eclipsed this year etapos; s Triple Crown races.S During the eight days preceding Kentucky Derby earlier this month-ci, seven horses died at Churchill Downs.Hours before Saturday ‘the main event at Baltimore, Havnameltdown, a horse trained by Bob Baffert, was euthanized after @an-@ttotal@old before Saturday; his injury to a U.S.
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We don’t know if it contributed to the injury but we’ll be totally transparent with those who are re-visiting this terrible accident.