Firing Line’s Chances for Preakness

Preakness 2015 logo smallLOUISVILLE, Ky. — The chasm between being good and being great can be heartbreaking in its razor-thin divide. The total distance Firing Line has been beaten in his four career losses measures less than 2 lengths with two of those defeats coming by margins of a head. A couple strides here and there, and the reputation…

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