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Longshot Palace Malice Wins Belmont Stakes

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ockey Mike Smith celebrates after guiding Palace Malice to victory during the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

ockey Mike Smith celebrates after guiding Palace Malice to victory during the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) – Three different horses have captured each leg of this year’s Triple Crown.

Longshot Palace Malice, under Mike Smith, relished the extra distance of the mile and a-half Belmont Stakes for trainer Todd Pletcher. It was the second Belmont Stakes triumph for both Smith and Pletcher

Preakness winner Oxbow ran second and Kentucky Derby winner Orb was third.

Palace Malice paid $29.60 for a two-dollar ticket.

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