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New shooters try to crash Preakness

Updated: May 21, 2011, 4:44 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Special to ESPN.com

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Trainers worry about whether their horses are eating well, whether they're handling the trip to Pimlico Race Course, and if they're recovering from minor bumps and bruises incurred in a rough Kentucky Derby run. But most of all, trainers worry about the two-week turnaround from the Derby to the Preakness.

Hyperbole surrounds the supposed difficulty Derby contenders face when wheeling back in the Preakness. In almost every other scenario, modern trainers give their horses ...

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