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Firing Line seeks to end runner-up stigma in Preakness

His horse has amassed nearly $1 million in earnings over six races, so owner Arnold Zetcher found no need to lament Firing Line's reputation for finishing second in big events. "He's an unbelievable horse," Zetcher said. "If you take all of his seconds and add them up all up, it's one or two lengths. And the fact he came in second in the Kentucky Derby, I'm really excited about that." Zetcher was wearing a broad smile Wednesday at the Preakness post-position draw, where Firing Line drew the outside No. 8 post and was made a 4-1 choice behind his biggest rivals, the Bob Baffert-trained duo of American Pharoah and Dortmund. Coming into the Derby,...

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