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Napravnik takes 3rd in Preakness debut on Mylute

Updated: May 18, 2013, 9:17 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Rosie Napravnik had to settle for a third-place finish in her first Preakness ride.

Napravnik won her first career race at Pimlico Race Course and was hoping to become the first female in history to win the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. A poor start aboard Mylute spoiled the plan.

"He was very sluggish out of the gate for the first quarter of a mile," Napravnik said after Saturday's race. "Then he got going. I was too far back to see who the leaders were. This was ...

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