The Fate of a Horse Named Preakness

The Derby is a race of aristocratic sleekness,
For horses of birth
To prove their worth
To run in the Preakness ~ Ogden Nash, noted poet, pundit and lover of Baltimore
BALTIMORE — And now comes that desperately needed pause on the Triple Crown highway when, for a single Saturday, a horse race is a horse… [read on for the history of the horse for which is named the 2nd jewel of the Triple Crown]

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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