PREAKNESS DONE, ON TO BELMONT
Too bad, as far as I'm concerned, that Animal Kingdom came up just short in the Preakness. Another few strides and he would have caught Shackleford to win the second leg of the Triple Crown. But, as Johnny Velasquez said, he was just too far behind when he made his charge. A slow break from the gate and dirt in his face early on slowed him down a bit, Velasquez said.
Click HERE for a link to an ESPN story on what happens next.