In Case You Missed It: NBA in Baltimore


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Wayne's World
Wayne's World

D. Wayne Lukas' grip on the Triple Crown gathered strength once again in Baltimore yesterday, when Timber Country's stalled career got back on track with a win in the 120th Preakness.The chestnut colt, called the "Big Red Train" by Thunder Gulch jockey Gary Stevens, swooped by his Kentucky Derby-winning stablemate at the sixteenth pole under jockey Pat Day, then held off a surprise late run on the rail by Maryland-bred champion Oliver's Twist. The victory derailed Thunder Gulch's attempt to become the sport's 12th Triple Crown winner, but gave Lukas his fourth consecutive win in a Triple Crown race, equaling the mark of retired trainer Lucien Laurin....