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A Preakness pedigree

Updated: May 16, 2012, 5:30 PM ET
By Amanda Duckworth | Special to ESPN.com

On Saturday, horse racing turns its focus to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the elusive Triple Crown. Hundreds of miles away, a bay foal has no idea that some expect to see him in the starting gate of that very race in 2015.

For about 20 hours a day, the colt basks in the sunshine and moonlight of central Kentucky. His mom is always nearby in case he wants a snack, and he has buddies to play with should he be so inclined. More often than not, though, he ...

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