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(ˈprik nɪs)
a horse race for three-year-olds run annually two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Pimlico, Baltimore, Md.
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Noun1.Preakness - an annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland
thoroughbred race - a race between thoroughbred horses
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Preakness and Belmont Stakes winner Afleet Alex was retired Thursday because of a further physical problem, ending the career of the colt whose gritty run in the second leg of the Triple Crown was one of the highlights of the racing season.
IMPERIALISM, third in the Kentucky Derby and fifth in the Preakness Stakes, makes his reappearance today in the Grade 2 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs, writes Dan Farley.
5 million in pari-mutuel Internet and phone wagers last Saturday, the day Afleet Alex won the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
Afleet Alex, the Preakness and Belmont winner, now seems unlikely to come back from a July fracture in time to race in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Saturday's Classic in good order and, as long as he shows no signs of fatigue, will move on to the Preakness Stakes - the second leg of the US Triple Crown - at Pimlico on May 15.
com for this Saturday's Preakness than three horses he defeated: Afleet Alex (5-2), High Fly (9-2) and Closing Argument (5-1).
Afleet Alex finished third in the Kentucky Derby - one length behind Giacomo - before winning the Preakness by 4 3/4 lengths and Saturday's Belmont Stakes by seven.
Empire Maker and Atswhatimtalkinbout, second and fourth in the Kentucky Derby, are set to take up the challenge once again after bypassing the Preakness Stakes.
Lukas is preparing for this Saturday's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, the second jewel of the Triple Crown series which will be aired on NBC-TV at 5:30 pm (EDT), post time at 6:05.
When Giacomo and Afleet Alex square off - along with nine lesser colts - it will mark only the 16th showdown between a Kentucky Derby winner and a Preakness winner in the Belmont.
2 seconds at Belmont Park yesterday in preparation for Saturday's Preakness Stakes, for which he has been installed 7-5 favourite with Bet365, writes Dan Farley.