Bodexpress Steals Preakness Spotlight By Running Entire Race Without a Jockey
Bodexpress Steals Preakness Spotlight By Running Entire Race Without a Jockey Bodexpress was running wild and free at the Preakness Stakes.
The horse threw its jockey at the start of the race and ran the entire second leg of the Triple Crown without a rider.
Jockey John Velazquez was not injured after falling from Bodexpress.
John Velazquez, via statement War of Will won the race, held Saturday at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course.
But the riderless run by Bodexpress is what had the Preakness trending on social media.
Bob Baffert, trainer, via Associated Press The third leg of this year's Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, will take place on Saturday, June 8.