An usher cleared water off of trackside seats as rain fell before the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Exaggerator defeated Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist to end any thoughts of a second Triple Crown winner in as many years.
An usher cleared water off of trackside seats as rain fell before the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Exaggerator defeated Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist to end any thoughts of a second Triple Crown winner in as many years. Patrick Semansky AP
An usher cleared water off of trackside seats as rain fell before the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Exaggerator defeated Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist to end any thoughts of a second Triple Crown winner in as many years. Patrick Semansky AP

Stuck in the mud, Saturday’s Preakness felt like the end of a great run

May 22, 2016 4:19 PM

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A native of Central Kentucky and a 1981 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John Clay is an award-winning blogger who covered UK football for 13 seasons before being promoted to columnist in 2000.