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Preakness-bound Firing Line in good shape after finishing second in Kentucky Derby
Preakness-bound Firing Line in good shape after finishing second in Kentucky Derby

Firing Line seemed to enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding Barn 42 on the Churchill Downs backstretch Monday morning as assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria walked the Preakness hopeful under the shedrow for about 30 minutes. Arnold Zetcher's 3-year-old, who finished just a length behind American Pharoah in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, looked completely healthy. "He's doing really well. Even the first day after the race, he was in his stall always looking for something to eat. He never lost his appetite," said Santamaria, assistant to trainer Simon Callaghan, who returned to California to check on his stable at Santa Anita. "For most horses to run that kind of...

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