In search of redemption at Pimlico
Kentucky Derby also-rans seek redemption at Pimlico
As much as the Preakness serves as the second leg of the Triple Crown, it also represents an opportunity for a second chance.
The long history of the Triple Crown includes several chapters in which a horse erased the painful memory of an awful effort in the Kentucky Derby by winning the Preakness.
All in all, since 1984, 16 of the past 29 Preakness winners were beaten in the Derby, a statistic that resonates with five probable starters in Saturday's race.
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