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Trio of Derby contenders could compete at Preakness
Trio of Derby contenders could compete at Preakness

Baltimore could be set to host a blockbuster sequel with Kentucky Derby champion American Pharoah and top rivals Firing Line and Dortmund all pointed toward the May 16 Preakness. In recent years, the Preakness has become the neglected middle child of the Triple Crown slate, with many trainers of top contenders opting not to take their horses to Pimlico Race Course to challenge the Derby champion. Instead, they've waited and brought fresh horses to the Belmont Stakes. But that dynamic could change in 2015 with the burgeoning rivalry between a trio of California horses that dominated Saturday's 141st running of the Derby. It's a story full of rich plots, from the...

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