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Preakness Winner Ends Triple Crown Hopes Again

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Preakness Winner Ends Triple Crown Hopes Again

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Preakness Winner Ends Triple Crown Hopes Again

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Preakness Stakes winner Shackleford ended Animal Kingdom's bid for horse racing's Triple Crown Saturday. Host Liane Hansen has more.

Unidentified Man: ...to the inside. It's four lengths back to Stay Away, and after that Animal Kingdom, the Kentucky Derby winner, second last, leading only Dialed In...

LIANE HANSEN, host:

Yesterday, at the 136th running of Baltimore's Preakness Stakes, horse racing's reigning champ, Animal Kingdom, found himself on unfamiliar ground. Just like at the Kentucky Derby, the horse Shackleford led right out of the gate. And after a fast first quarter mile, his time was just a fifth of a second from the Preakness record.

The quick pace didn't stop Animal Kingdom from making a race of it, though. The Maryland native made his move and was right there with Shackleford going into the final stretch.

Unidentified Man: There's Shackleford in front. Shackleford, Animal Kingdom, there's the wire. Shackleford holds on to the Preakness.

HANSEN: The two horses are expected to meet again next month at the Belmont Stakes.

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