Exaggerator finishes first in rainy and muddy Preakness, ending Nyquist’s Triple Crown bid

Exaggerator with Kent Desormeaux aboard wins the 141st Preakness Stakes horse race as Cherry Wine (1) with Corey Lanerie atop and Nyquist (3) with Mario Gutierrez aboard come in at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Exaggerator with Kent Desormeaux aboard wins the 141st Preakness Stakes horse race as Cherry Wine (1) with Corey Lanerie atop and Nyquist (3) with Mario Gutierrez aboard come in at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Exaggerator finishes first in rainy and muddy Preakness, ending Nyquist’s Triple Crown bid.

Earlier in the day, in a tragic start to Preakness day, two horses have died at Pimlico Race Course and a jockey broke a collarbone after a spill on a damp, rainy day.

Pramedya broke down around the turn in the fourth race Saturday, tumbled to the ground as jockey Daniel Centeno was thrown to the turf. Pimlico racing officials said the 4-year-old filly was euthanized on the track after breaking her left front cannon bone.

Centeno was driven off in ambulance. Officials said he broke his right collarbone.

In the opening race of the day, Homeboykris collapsed and died after winning and having his picture taken in the winner’s circle. Track officials believe the 9-year-old gelding suffered cardiovascular collapse.

Later Saturday, Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist takes on 10 rivals in the Preakness Stakes.

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