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Here comes Cosequin down the lane

Updated: May 23, 2011, 5:57 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

Here's what we should have acknowledged, even learned, from the Preakness Stakes.

Raw speed is responsible for some of the biggest payoffs at the horse races. Even so, many horse players are reluctant to play gate speed. That's because when speed loses, it is thought to have "quit." Quitters are depressing. It's like playing the under number at a team sporting event: when your horse quits, the game is over quickly. Deep closers that lose regularly are thought simply not to have ...

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