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Preakness 2016 cheat sheet: Everything you need to know to sound knowledgeable

Missed the Preakness this year? Too busy reveling in the infield to really notice what was going on? Here's a breakdown of the day's biggest storylines, including who showed up, what the weather was like and -- of course -- who won the big race.

The winner of the 141st Preakness: Exaggerator

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Exaggerator, who had 3-1 odds, chased down Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist to win the Preakness. Cherry Wine finished second and previously undefeated Nyquist finished third. Exaggerator, trained and ridden by brothers Keith and Kent Desormeaux, respectively, had lost to Nyquist four times before pulling in front down the stretch at Pimlico.

The day got off to a somber start, as two horses died in the early races. 

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Maryland-bred Homeboykris collapsed and died after winning the first race of the day. In the fourth race, Pramedya was euthanized on the track after fracturing her left front leg.

Pramedya was owned by the same couple who owned Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby champion who shattered his leg in the Preakness and was eventually euthanized.

It was really, really wet and muddy. 

A steady drizzle and cool temperatures made for a messy track and infield and brought out the rain boots, umbrella hats and ponchos in full force.

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But the weather didn't keep people from coming out. 

A record 135,256 people came out to Pimlico on Saturday, officials announced.

The Chainsmokers and Fetty Wap were the musical highlights of InfieldFest. 

DJ duo the Chainsmokers and rapper Fetty Wap turned the infield into a dance floor, with both acts playing their biggest hits.

What celebrities showed up?

An ecletic group of notable faces was spotted at the Under Armour and Stronach Group tents, including rapper 50 Cent, actor-Baltimore native Josh Charles and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.

The Preakness wasn't the only race of the day. 

In fact, there were 12 other races on Saturday. You can find the results of each here.

Speaking of other races ...

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank's horse beat out a horse named after Terrell Suggs in the Old Bay Race, the seventh race of Preakness day — perhaps the most Baltimore thing to ever happen.

What were the fashion trends? 

Cute and functional boots and men's accessories stood out on Saturday. And, of course, you can't forget the hats.

What's next?

The Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the Triple Crown, will be held June 11 in New York. But...

We won't have a Triple Crown winner this year. 

Since Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist lost Saturday, we head into the Belmont Stakes with no hopes of seeing back-to-back Triple Crown winners. American Pharoah became the first horse in 37 years to win all three legs of the Triple Crown last year.

Until next year, Preakness.

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