Animal Kingdom Should Still Be Favorite Over Preakness Stakes Winner Shackleford In 2011 Belmont Stakes Animal Kingdom won the Kentucky Derby just one month ago. A few weeks ago it lost to Shackleford in the Preakness Stakes. Even though Animal Kingdom lost, it should still be the favorite for the 2011 Belmont Stakes in just a week. Better teams lose all the time in sports.
It was the first time in six years that the Kentucky Derby winner (Animal Kingdom) and Preakness Stakes winner (Shackleford) faced off for the third leg of the Triple Crown races, but Ruler on Ice came out of nowhere to take the tit... Read Post
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom nearly fell at the start. Preakness winner Shackleford faded in the stretch. The Belmont Stakes was up for grabs. And it was 24-1 long shot Ruler on Ice who delivered a huge upset today in the fi... Read Post