Palace Malice a real beauty at Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice, with jockey Mike Smith in the irons, wins the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at...

Palace Malice, with jockey Mike Smith in the irons, wins the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., June 8, 2013. (GARY HERSHORN/Reuters)

RICHARD MAUNTAH, QMI Agency

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Horse racing, unlike many other sports, has the luxury of having hall of famers still active in competition.

The 2013 U.S. Triple Crown definitely highlighted the quality of horsemen who are enshrined in the Saratoga Springs, N.Y., museum.

Trainer Shug McGahugey won the Derby. Gary Stevens and D. Wayne Lukas teamed up to win the Preakness.


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