Barbaro Cheats; Injures Leg; Will Be Served Later With Fried Rice

The Preakness has come to an end, and there was very little drama involved in determining that there will not be a Triple Crown winner this year. Barbaro jumped out of the gate early and tried to get a head start. He had to be calmed a little bit, and they got him back in the gate. When they started again, he quickly was pulled up by the jockey with some kind of a leg injury.

Well, that's too bad. When he was pulled up by the jockey, NBC might as well have just cancelled the whole damn thing. The guy who was calling the race sounded one minute like he was an excited child on Christmas morning, and the next, like a divorced man who just learned that his ex-wife was dating OJ Simpson. The whole place turned into a morgue. I think several of the horses are still crying.

As for you winner... hold on, let me look that up. Ah, Bernardini. There's your winner. Bernardini. I'm going to go see if there's anything I can do to console Tom Hammond.

Bernardini wins Preakness [Kentucky.com]