23 May 2022

Top-level racing from Ireland to Kentucky to Hong Kong surrounds Preakness


May 23 (UPI) -- While Early Voting stole the weekend limelight with his Preakness victory, Ethereal Road validated his trainer's decision to skip the Kentucky Derby with a win at Pimlico as part of a stakes-rich, two-day extravaganza of racing.Ethereal Road, in fact, ran so well that trainer D. Wayne Lukas was second-guessing his last-minute scratch in Louisville.AdvertisementThere was action on the turf, too, at everything from 5 furlongs to 1 1/2 miles, during the busy weekend from [...]