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Two down, one to go
Charismatic captures Preakness, eyes Triple CrownCharismatic has a shot to become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win the Triple Crown. The Derby winner won the 124th Preakness on Saturday, as jockey Chris Antley steered Charismatic past a group that included Menifee and Badge on the final turn to capture the crown. Menifee and Badge finished second and third, respectively.
Comeback kid Antley on the verge of Triple Crown |
After the winning trophy was presented to the connections of Preakness winner Charismatic, jockey Chris Antley excused himself from the winner's stand because he had a mount in the next race.
Lukas finally gets a chance at the Triple Crown|
When Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic crossed the finish line ahead of Menifee in Saturday's Preakness, it put the Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas a Belmont Stakes win away from saddling a Triple Crown winner.
Man who ran onto Pimlico track charged with assault|
The man who stood on the track as horses raced past him on Preakness day was charged Monday with assaulting a jockey.
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