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Funny Cide Finishes Third At Belmont - Misses Triple Crown

Out of the gate as a 4-5 favorite, Funny Cide changed tactics and it may have cost him the Triple Crown, losing to Empire Maker at the Belmont.

Funny Cide took the early lead coming off turn one. Empire Maker stayed right behind until the just before the turn to the homestretch. Empire Maker won by a half length over Ten Most Wanted in a spirited race to the finish. Funny Cide finished a disappointing third 3 lengths back. No Triple Crown winner this year...

Update: Here's one person who should be happy about the Funny Cide loss, except she's having problems with the classified ad department at the local paper...

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