Ravens' John Urschel shares his love of math with Franklin High students
Topics

Steve Coburn

Nyquist's not quite performance reinforces how difficult it is to win the Triple Crown

Nyquist's not quite performance reinforces how difficult it is to win the Triple Crown

If American Pharoah made us believe again, Nyquist reminded us Saturday that nothing really changed when that interminable Triple Crown drought ended last June.

The quest to win all three of horse racing's most legendary races is a nearly impossible one for all sorts of reasons, and it was silly to think that just because a very special horse finally broke through after nearly four decades it had somehow cleared a path for the next one.

Nyquist certainly is another special horse. He had never been beaten before Exaggerator finally pulled away down the stretch to score a deflating upset in the 141st Preakness Stakes. He may never be beaten again, but he joins a legion of fine...

88°