Cloud Computing wins in upset at 2017 Preakness Stakes

by: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 20: Horses race in The 8th Running of The Maker's Mark Chick Lang Stakes during the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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BALTIMORE - Cloud Computing won the 142nd Preakness Stakes Saturday on a fast track at Pimilico Race Course.

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming fought for the lead with Classic Empire from the start of the race.

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Rain that fell Friday and muddied the main track dried and was fast by the time the Preakness went off around 6:48 p.m.