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Preakness Stakes 2012: 5 Beaten Kentucky Derby Favorites Who Won At Pimlico, Belmont

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In this May 19, 2001, file photo, Point Given, with jockey Gary Stevens aboard, drives to the finish to win the 126th running of the Preakness horse race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Though Point Given didn't win the Kentucky Derby in 2001, he did go on to win the Preakness and Belmont Stakes races. (AP Photo/Daniel P. Derella, File)
In this May 19, 2001, file photo, Point Given, with jockey Gary Stevens aboard, drives to the finish to win the 126th running of the Preakness horse race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Though Point Given didn't win the Kentucky Derby in 2001, he did go on to win the Preakness and Belmont Stakes races. (AP Photo/Daniel P. Derella, File)

By RICHARD ROSENBLATT, Associated Press

For those who aren't sold on Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another adding the Preakness to his winning resume Saturday and setting up a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes, we present the Bodemeister scenario: beaten Derby favorite returns to avenge his defeat by not only winning the Preakness, but going on to take the Belmont.

There have been 18 Preakness-Belmont winners, but seven did not run in the Derby, including Man o' War in 1920. Here's a look at a handful of disappointing Derby favorites who came through in the next two legs of the Triple Crown.

(All Captions Via AP)

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