Classic Empire (14, at left), with Julien Leparoux aboard, got squeezed the first time by the grandstand during the Kentucky Derby.
Classic Empire (14, at left), with Julien Leparoux aboard, got squeezed the first time by the grandstand during the Kentucky Derby. Katie Decker
Classic Empire (14, at left), with Julien Leparoux aboard, got squeezed the first time by the grandstand during the Kentucky Derby. Katie Decker

Classic Empire ‘doing better than ever,’ ready for ‘cleaner’ run in Preakness

May 16, 2017 12:17 PM

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