Horse racing: Exaggerator wins Preakness, Nyquist finishes third

Reuters News
Posted: May 21, 2016 7:06 PM

(Reuters) - Exaggerator won the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore on Saturday, ending Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist's bid for a rare Triple Crown.

Race favorite Nyquist finished third, narrowly behind Cherry Wine according to unofficial results, in the second leg of U.S. thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown series for 3-year-olds.

(Reporting by Larry Fine; Editing by Mark Lamport-Stokes)