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1998 Preakness Results

Dateline: 5/16/98


For the 27th time we have a possible Triple Crown winner. Can he do it? It all depends on who shows up for the Belmont, but just the possiblity is exciting. I hope the NTRA really capitalizes on this opportunity to get horse racing in the spotlight.
Preakness Stakes Purse: $1,000,000 Distance: 1 3/15 miles Track Condition: Fast Final Time: 1:54.75 Horse Jockey Win Place Show 11 Real Quiet Kent Desormeaux 7.00 3.60 3.00 10 Victory Gallop Gary Stevens 3.20 2.80 3 Classic Cat Robby Albarado 4.80 Also ran: 8 - Hot Wells, 2 - Black Cash, 1 - Spartan Cat, 7 - Baquero, 6 - Basic Trainee, 5 - Cape Town 9 - Silver's Prospect Exacta 11-10 $14.80 Superfecta 11-10-3-8 $270.80 Trifecta 11-10-3 $97.40 Winning Breeder: Little Hill Farm Winning Owner: Mike Pegram Winning Trainer: Bob Baffert
Here is a collection of links to recaps, quotes, photos, video, and of course the chart.

More info on Real Quiet:

Preakness Photos

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Real Quiet coming over to be saddled.


At the head of the stretch.

Real Quiet takes the lead enroute to the win.


At the finish.


Baffert and Desormeaux share a laugh after Baffert says "bullshit" on national TV.


The happy connections in the winner's circle.

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