Shackleford beats Animal Kingdom in Preakness

Shackleford beats Animal Kingdom in Preakness
May 21, 2011, 11:19 pm
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May 21, 2011BALTIMORE (AP) Shackleford battled for the lead from the start and held off a late charge from Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom to win the Preakness Stakes.Animal Kingdom, the favorite, finished second in Saturday's race at Pimlico, followed by Astrology.Shackleford, who finished fourth in the Derby despite holding the lead for most of the race, posted a winning time of 1:56.21.He paid 27.20 to win, 10.20 to place and 6.80 to show.Animal Kingdom paid 4.20 and 3.60.Astrology finished third and paid 8.
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