Ryan back for second Preakness try

Updated: May 14, 2010, 7:56 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

BALTIMORE -- Derek Ryan's first appearance in the Preakness Stakes was as frustrating as it was rewarding.

Last year, Ryan trained Musket Man, who finished third in the Preakness, 1 1/2 lengths behind the filly Rachel Alexandra. Ryan believes had Musket Man not been forced to steady approaching the quarter pole, the result could have been different.

"I think I should have won it last year," Ryan said. "He got checked right at the most important part of the race. The same horse ...

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