Ruler On Ice rules in the mud
NEW YORK — Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom nearly fell at the start. Preakness StakesAnd it was 24-1 long shot Ruler On Ice who delivered a huge upset Saturday in the final leg of the Triple Crown, splashing his way to a three-quarter-length victory over Stay Thirsty in a slow 2 minutes, 30.88 seconds.
winner Shackleford faded in the stretch. The Belmont Stakes was up for grabs.