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Royal Mo will miss Preakness Stakes after breaking leg while training

Royal Mo will miss Preakness Stakes after breaking leg while training

At the Derby, Todd Pletcher, trainer of Always Dreaming , conceded that "the start of the race compromised a number of horses". Always Dreaming figures to be heavily favored on Saturday. Handicapping this year's Preakness and isolating the victor presents the usual challenge and be careful before just assuming a bias or sharp turns will favor a particular runner.


Cavs send Celtics to record loss in Game 2

Cavs send Celtics to record loss in Game 2

Those three players scored 54 first-half points. Only a 47-point loss in Orlando (124-77) against the young Shaquille O'Neal-led Magic in the first round of the 1995 playoffs ranks higher, or lower, depending on your perspective. The Cavaliers shrugged off two aggressive plays by Boston G Isaiah Thomas in the opener, the second a hard foul on a driving LeBron James that actually knocked the smaller Thomas' headband from his head.


13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Classic Empire saved none of that ground, traveled wide and, according to Trakus data, he covered 75 feet more than Always Dreaming and 90 feet more than Lookin at Lee. ESPN's Darren Rovell argued the level of excitement around the Belmont Stakes took a big hit with Always Dreaming's defeat. "We didn't have an excuse", said Todd Pletcher, who trains Always Dreaming.


Europa League: Ibrahimovic says he is ready for final

Europa League: Ibrahimovic says he is ready for final

A year ago he became chief executive at the club he helped to Champions League glory in 1995 and is now in the midst of frantic preparations for their latest shot at European glory. After the draw at St Mary's, Mourinho said: "I will bring [Demetri] Mitchell, [Scott] McTominay who were on the bench, Axel Tuanzebe , Eric Bailly, [Matty] Willock will come too, Josh Harrop will come, Zachary [Dearnley] will come".