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Preakness Stakes odds with less than five hours to go

Los Angeles Times

In addition to all the scratches on the card and all but one race moved off the turf, Preakness officials announced they also were canceling an appearance by the Budweiser Clydesdales and parachute jumpers.

Preakness Stakes odds with less than four hours to go

Los Angeles Times

The rain has moved to a light drizzle at Pimlico Race Course, but the track is not salvageable. It's current condition is listed as sloppy, which means you can see puddles and it's likely the drying process hasn't started.

Justify wins the 143rd Preakness Stakes

Los Angeles Times

Justify took the second of three steps toward immortality Saturday by winning the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. He will look to become the second Triple Crown winner in three years when the series' final race is run at New York's Belmont Park in three weeks.

Lions eye high-stakes finale vs Packers after loss to Dallas

U.S. News

ELLIOTT'S CHASE: The NFL rushing leader had a 55-yard touchdown and finished with 80 yards on 12 carries. He needs 178 yards in the finale to break Eric Dickerson's 33-year-old rookie rushing record of 1,808 yards. "I always want to be out there, but I always know there is a bigger plan," Elliott said. "You don't want to risk anything."

Collected wins Californian Stakes at Santa Anita for trainer Bob Baffert

Los Angeles Times

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has the world's No. 1 horse in his barn in Arrogate. And he also has perhaps the No. 1 handicap horse in California in the improving Collected, a 4-year-old son of City Zip who romped to a 3 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Californian Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Martin Garcia, Collected settled into second place behind pace setter Prime Attraction before taking charge going into the final turn and beating Follow Me Crev and Prospect Park in the 1 1/8-mile race. The final time was 1:47.73. "He's learned to relax and conserve his speed," Baffert said.