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Preakness-Belmont winner to start next in Haskell

Updated: June 13, 2005, 10:56 AM ET
By Richard Rosenblatt | Associated Press

NEW YORK - With three races in five weeks at three race tracks, the rigors of the Triple Crown trail usually take a toll on thoroughbreds.

Most mornings after the Belmont Stakes, the last and longest of the series, trainers quickly point out their horses are taking an extended break before they resume training.

Afleet Alex isn't like most horses.

"He's an iron horse," trainer Tim Ritchey said Sunday. "He just keeps performing better and better and better every ...

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