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Horse-Races.Net Weekly - Preakness results & more
Thu, 23 May 2002 18:42:04 -0700 (PDT)

--  Cindy Pierson Dulay's Horse-Races.Net Newsletter  --


. War Emblem wins the Preakness!

. 2002 Belmont Contenders
. More Preakness Photos
. Triple Crown Winners
. Special War Emblem Shirt

. Can War Emblem win the Triple Crown?
. More Belmont Early Picks

. Television Schedule
. Stakes Race Schedule


--  HEADLINE  --

War Emblem wins the Preakness!
Can he become the 12th Triple Crown winner? Check out his victory over
local hero Magic Weisner in the Preakness with photos, charts, and more!


2002 Belmont Contenders
Despite winning both the Derby and Preakness most don't believe War
Emblem is the real thing, so another large field is starting to take
shape for the Belmont. Get the latest list of probables with links to
info on each.

More Preakness Photos
Lots more photos from the Preakness including pictures of the entire
field, painting the weather vane, and the Pentagon flag from 9/11.

Triple Crown Winners
All about the 11 Triple Crown winners and the near misses who lost in
the Belmont.  Can War Emblem join them?

Special War Emblem Shirt
Photos of both his Derby and Preakness win on front and all the Triple
Crown winners on the back. Other War Emblems items like mugs, mousepads, \
etc. are also available. Help support this site by buying one!,triplecrown,seabiscuit_hrn,seabiscuit_hrn2


Can War Emblem win the Triple Crown?
RAESFAN writes, "I think he used a lot of energy early in the Preakness.
He seemed to be fighting Espinoza even as he chased fast fractions. He
may have used more energy than if he had been allowed to run on. I also
am convinced that he can relax even while running crisp fractions. If
allowed the lead early in the Belmont, the race is over. If no rabbits
are entered to entice WE to fight Espinoza and use up some energy for at
least 6f, we will see a TC winner."

More Belmont Early Picks
TELEVIN writes, "It would seem that of the last TC candidates, War
Emblem has something that Charismatic, Silver Charm and Real Quiet
didn't and that is natural speed. If you look at the last 3 TC winners,
Secretariat, Slew and Affirmed, they all controlled their own destiny by
going to the front. Charismatic did try to run up close, but that was
clearly a change in his style. I think barring injury, War Emblem has
the best chance to win the TC since Spectacular Bid was Franklinized."


Television Schedule
What's on TV this week.

Stakes Race Schedule
Listing of stakes races with purses of $75,000 and up for the next week.

-- NTRA Thoroughbred Poll --

NTRA Thoroughbred Racing Poll 05/20/02

     HORSE              A-S   STS-1-2-3   PTS   PVS
 1.  War Emblem  (12)   3-C     6-4-0-0   155    4
 2.  Milwaukee Brew (2) 5-H     2-1-0-0   132    1
 3.  Xtra Heat  (2)     4-F     4-3-0-1   121    3
 4.  Mizzen Mast (1)    4-C     1-1-0-0   104    2
 5.  Street Cry (1)     4-C     2-2-0-0    90    5
 6.  Beat Hollow        5-H     3-2-1-0    52    7
 7.  Caller One         5-G     2-1-0-0    49    6
 8.  Mongoose           4-C     3-2-1-0    45    8
 9.  Azeri              4-F     4-3-1-0    43    9
10.  Snow Ridge         4-C     6-4-1-0    39    -
A-S: Age-Sex, Sex: C-colt, G-gelding, H-horse, F-filly, M-mare

Other horses receiving votes: Proud Citizen-32, Lido Palace-22, Include
(1)-20, Spain-13, Strut The Stage-13, Take Charge Lady-12, Decarchy-11,
Farda Amiga-10, Kudos-9, Left Bank-9, Harlan's Holiday-7, Affluent-6,
Hail The Chief-6, Macho Uno-6, Sunday Break-6, Astra-5, Congaree-5,
Affirmed Success-4, Perfect Drift-4, Came Home-3, Forest Secrets-3,
Sarafan-2, Summer Colony-2, Victory Ride-2, Western Pride-2,

AQHA Quarter Horse Racing Poll

Hambletonian Society/Breeders' Crown Standardbred Poll

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