Handicapping the Preakness: Plenty of spoilers for Bodemeister
The spectacular head-on view of the stretch duel between Ridan and Greek Money in the 1962 Preakness Stakes was captured almost by accident 50 years ago, on a scorching hot May afternoon by Joseph DiPaola Jr.,
Preakness favorite Bodemeister, left, ridden by exercise rider George Alvarez, should be challenged by Creative Cause, top right, Went The Day Well and Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another. (Patrick Semansky / Associated Press; Matthew Stockman
BALTIMORE — Rick Dutrow knows there's a difference coming into the Preakness with a horse who has won the Kentucky Derby and one who didn't even make it to the starting gate at Churchill Downs. If anything, it might be a little easier for Dutrow
A horse race is a lot like sex. Lots of build-up, hype and anticipation, and then two minutes later it's over, leaving you possibly pleased but more likely disappointed. With that in mind let's turn to the 2012 Preakness Stakes.
Whether you're preparing for this weekend's trek to Pimlico, or just a little web curious about its impending horseplay, you should spend some time getting to know the rich and exuberant history of Preakness. Below is a side-by-side glimpse into the