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Behindatthebar scratched from Preakness

One of Big Brown's chief rivals for the Preakness has been scratched with a foot bruise.

This morning, it was announced that Behindatthebar will not make it to the starting gate at Pimlico tomorrow.  Behindatthebar trainer Todd Pletcher noticed that there might be a problem with the colt when the Lexington Stakes winner was warming up early this morning at Belmont Park, according to a news release.

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Behindatthebar was scheduled for the No. 5 post position.  The early odds had him the number three horse at 10-1 behind huge favorite Big Brown (1-2) and Gayego (8-1).

The scratch leaves 12 horses in the race.


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