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The Haiku Handicapper Presented By Form2Win: 2021 Preakness Stakes

Concert Tour winning the Rebel by 4 1/4 lengths

Time to analyze the 2021 Preakness Stakes field, in post position order, in the form of Haiku; a Japanese poem of 17 syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five.

To read previous editions of The Haiku Handicapper, click here.

#1 Ram
Crabcakes are yummy
D. Wayne loves taking swings here
At least he'll eat well

#2 – Keepmeinmind
Punched up at Churchill
Still chasing last season's form
He could hit the board

#3 – Medina Spirit
It doesn't matter
How I think the horse will run
None of us needs this

#4 – Crowded Trade
High-upside hopeful
Needs pacesetters to come back
To be a “win” threat

#5 – Midnight Bourbon
Has talent to hang
If Irad keeps him going
In the last furlong

#6 – Rombauer
The crystal ball shows
Plenty of future triumphs
In Grade 2 races

#7 – France Go de Ina
A fun diversion
But there's just not a lot here
To rouse confidence

#8 – Unbridled Honor
A far-back closer
Change to Saez might provide
A little more “oomph”

#9 – Risk Taking
Skipped the Peter Pan
For a shot at a classic
Lesser Chad Brown horse

#10 – Concert Tour
Prep he should have crushed
Is coming back quite harmless
Just how good is he?

Concert Tour runs off
No one feels good about it
Five, eight fill the tri

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