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Emotions run deep for Romans as Cherry Wine readies for Preakness Stakes

Trainer Dale Romans can not overstate what it would mean to give Frank Jones Jr., co-owner of Cherry Wine, a victory in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. In the five decades Jones has owned race horses, he has only employed two trainers — one being the late Jerry Romans, father of Dale, the other, the 49-year-old conditioner he has watched develop into one of the nation’s elite.

Videos

Derby fans react to most exciting two minutes in sports

Derby-goers are glued to the action as 20 thoroughbreds race around the track at Churchill Downs. The 1.25 mile race widely known as the most exciting two minutes in sports.
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Derby fans react to most exciting two minutes in sports 2:19

Derby fans react to most exciting two minutes in sports

Another Kentucky Derby win for O'Neill-Reddam 2:40

Another Kentucky Derby win for O'Neill-Reddam

142nd Kentucky Derby won by Nyquist 3:03

142nd Kentucky Derby won by Nyquist

Nyquist and a celebrating Mario Gutierrez after the Derby win 0:09

Nyquist and a celebrating Mario Gutierrez after the Derby win