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126th PREAKNESS STAKES

126th PREAKNESS STAKES

Grade I for three-year-olds; 11th race at Pimlico in Baltimore. Date? May 19, 2001; Distance?13/16 miles; Stakes Purse?$1,000,000 ($650,000 to winner; $200,000 for 2nd; $100,000 for 3rd; $50,000 for 4th); Track?Fast; Off?6:09 p.m. EDT; Favorite?Monarchos (2-1 odds).

Winner?Point Given; Field?11 horses; Time?1:55.51; Start?Good for all; Won?Driving; Sire?Thunder Gulch; Dam?Turko's Turn; Record (going into race)?9 starts, 5 wins, 3 second, 1 fifth; Last start?5th in Kentucky Derby (May 5); Breeder?The Thoroughbred Corp.

Order of Finish Jockey PP 1/41/2 3/4Stretch Finish To $1
Point GivenGary Stevens119-11/26-hd3-11-1/21-21/42.30
A P ValentineVictor Espinoza46-27-17-13-22-nk10.20
CongareeJerry Bailey52-1/22-1/22-hd2-21/23-11/42.80
Dollar BillPat Day108-19-2115-14-21/48.30
GriffiniteShaun Bridgmohan37-1/28-hd9-hd7-1/25-11/259.10
MonarchosJorge Chavez711118-11/26-hd6-12.30
MarcianoMark Johnston14-hd4-1/24-24-11/27-11/446.30
Bay EagleRaymond Dominguez910-31/210-11/210-39-108-no88.30
Percy HopeJon Court85-25-11/25-hd8-29-171/252.60
Richly BlendedRick Wilson61-21/21-21/21-hd10-410-93/417.90
Mr. JohnCorey Nakatani23-11/23-21/26-1/2111120.20
Times?234/5; 471/5; 1:114/5; 1:362/5; 1:552/5.
$2 Mutual Prices?#11 Point Given ($6.60, $5.00, $4.00); #4 A P Valentine ($8.20, $5.20); #5 Congaree ($3.40).
Exacta?(11-4) for $81.40; Trifecta?(11-4-5) for $279.00; Pick Six?none; Scratched?none; Overweights?none; Attendance?104,454; TV Rating?6.0/15 share (NBC).
Trainers & Owners (by finish): 1?Bob Baffert & The Thoroughbred Corp.; 2?Nick Zito & Ol Memorial Stable (Michael Tabor/Rick Pitino); 3?Bob Baffert & Stonerside Stable; 4?Dallas Stewart & Gary/Mary West; 5?Jennifer Pedersen & Paraneck Stable; 6?John Ward Jr. & John Oxley; 7?Tim Ritchey & Win More Stable, Inc.; 8?Graham Motion & Lazy Lane Farms, Inc.; 9?Anthony Reinstedler & Waterfall Stable; 10?Ben Perkins Jr. & Raymond Dweck; 11?Elliott Walden & Thomas Van Meter II.

127th KENTUCKY DERBYThe 2001 Triple Crown133rd BELMONT STAKES
The 2001 Triple Crown