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Palace Malice wins at 13-1 odds

Updated: June 8, 2013, 11:22 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The two Hall of Fame jockeys were just about nose to nose as their horses hit the middle of the final turn of the Belmont Stakes.

Gary Stevens, aboard Preakness winner Oxbow, was going to relinquish the lead to the hard-charging Palace Malice, and he knew it. He glanced over to his right and looked at good friend Mike Smith and told him: "You go on with him big boy. You're moving better than me."

Was he ever.

Palace Malice seized the lead with a quarter-mile ...

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