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The horses will be entering the starting stalls for this year's Preakness. Will Street Sense do it again? His Derby win was so impressive it seems impossible he can be beat, but this time the distance is different, the field is much smaller and everyone will be looking out for him. And he is starting from the outside stall, against the instincts of his jockey who loves to hog the rail. It will be exciting to watch...

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it would be more exciting if they waited until the horses were physically mature enough to undergo the physical stresses that training puts on them.