War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

  • War of Will, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, right, prepares to win the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

  • Jockey Tyler Gaffalione celebrates aboard War of Will after winning the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

  • Mark Casse, trainer of Preakness Stakes entrant War of Will, watches Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 18. (AP Photo/Will Newton)

  • War of Will is washed after exercising in preparation of the Preakness Stakes, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 18. (AP Photo/Will Newton)

  • Jockey Tyler Gaffalione, right, reacts aboard War of Will, as they crosses the finish line first to win the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

  • War of Will, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, crosses the finish line first to win the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

BALTIMORE — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

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