Rombauer pulls Preakness upset

Derby winner Medina Spirit 3rd; no Triple Crown this year

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rombauer sprung an upset to win the Preakness Stakes at odds of 11-1. That denied trainer Bob Baffert’s Kentucky Derby-winning Medina Spirit of a

Aptopix Preakness Stakes Horse Race

Flavien Prat atop Rombauer, left, wins the 146th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 15, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Will Newton)

chance for a Triple Crown that would have carried a giant asterisk. Medina Spirit finished third in the Preakness after going off as the 2-1 favorite. Midnight Bourbon was second. Jockey Flavien Prat wins the Preakness two years after being elevated to the Derby winner when Maximum Security was disqualified. Trainer Michael McCarthy won the Preakness for the first time.

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