May 20, 2006

Bernardini wins Preakness, Barbaro hurt

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Bernardini captured the Preakness
Stakes on Saturday after Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro pulled
up in the first quarter-mile with a hind leg injury.

Sweetnorthernsaint finished second and Hemingway's Key was
third. The extent of Barbaro's injury was not immediately

The winning time of 1:54 3/5 was well off the Preakness
record of 1:53.2/5 set by Louis Quatorze in 1996 and Tank's
Prospect in 1985.