The colt was followed by Dr Post and Max Player at the New York event, which is usually the last leg of the three races that make up the Triple Crown.
However, this year it was contested first as the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes had to be postponed until later in the season due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has claimed more than 121,000 lives in the United States.
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Due to the pandemic, spectators were barred from attending the race. (Reporting By Amy Tennery, editing by Pritha Sarkar)
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