Discussion

Lukas' first jewel was one for the books

Updated: May 14, 2010, 6:41 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

BALTIMORE -- It is remembered mostly as the race in which the filly was mugged, but the Preakness of 30 years ago also is known as the race that produced arguably the most iconic figure of racing's modern era.

The 1980 Preakness was the first Triple Crown event in which D. Wayne Lukas ran a horse. Today, Lukas is virtually synonymous with major racing events, having started more horses in Triple Crown races than any other trainer in history. Little could anyone have known that when Lukas ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE HORSE RACING HEADLINES