Cloud Computing pulled off a big marvel within the Preakness Stakes in Maryland on Saturday, charging down the stretch to overhaul Vintage Empire and win the second one race of U.S. thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
Vintage Empire, a 2-1 2nd selection, seemed in command however completed 2nd via a nostril at the back of 13-1 rated Cloud Computing, with 30-1 longshot Senior Funding taking 3rd.
Kentucky Derby winner All the time Dreaming ran along Vintage Empire in a number one duel thru many of the mile and three/16th race however pale on the finish to complete 8th within the 10-horse box on a quick observe at Pimlico Race Route.
Cloud Computing was once competing in his first race for the reason that Picket Memorial six weeks in the past. The horses who competed at Churchill Downs had only a two-week layoff.
Cloud Computing paid $28.80, $eight.60, $6.00 for a $2 guess, whilst Vintage Empire paid $four.40, $four.00 and Senior Funding $10.20.
The general race of the 3 yr outdated collection would be the Belmont in Elmont, New York, on June 10.
(Reporting via Larry Nice in New York, enhancing via Gene Cherry/Greg Stutchbury)
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