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Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

If elite racehorses could have stall-to-stall bull sessions, you can imagine the conversation. "Do you know there's a Super Bowl champion every year? Every single year? Same deal for this thing they call the 'World Series' — although they don't let the whole world compete. Humans make it so easy on themselves." Horse racing hasn't had a Triple Crown winner for 37 years, since the Jimmy Carter administration — perhaps the sole reason for remembering that four-year stretch fondly. But that could change by this evening, if Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah can cope with seven other top horses and the grueling 11/2 -mile...

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