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Tiz the Law’s run for the Triple Crown is over after a second-place finish at the Kentucky Derby, and Authentic is the new horse to beat heading into the Preakness Stakes.
Saturday’s stunning upset was the first loss for trainer Barclay Tagg and Tiz the Law since November 2019. Authentic not only notched his second-straight victory after last racing in the Haskell Stakes, but gave trainer Bob Baffert his sixth victory at the Kentucky Derby and his 16th overall win in a Triple Crown race—both records in their own right.
Of course, glory and fame aren’t the only spoils for the Kentucky Derby victor. There was