Horse Racing: Union Rags nips Paynter to win Belmont Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Union Rags picked up right where I'll Have Another left off, coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.
In Saturday's Belmont Stakes, it was another photo finish decided by a neck. Just like the Preakness.
The 3-year-old bay colt barreled through a slim opening on the rail to edge Paynter, dealing Baffert, jockey Mike Smith and owner Ahmed Zayat a third loss in this year's Triple Crown series.
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