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Twenty-three horses have won the first two legs of the Triple Crown. Will Justify become the 24th? The three-year-old colt is the favorite to take down the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday.
The Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, the de facto second leg of the Filly Triple Crown, is Friday’s highlight race and the field is set. Rain will be in the forecast and the track is expected to be a bit of a mess, so it could be a very challenging day of handicapping.
Golf bettors will be faced with a difficult handicap this week as they look to break down the AT&T Byron Nelson. This event will be played at Trinity Forest Golf Club for the first time, so course form data goes out the window.
Course form data won’t do you any good this week for the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson because we don’t have any. Trinity Forest Golf Club will make its first appearance on the PGA Tour for this year’s event.