Seize the Grey wins Preakness Stakes, denies Mystik Dan

May 18th, 2024

BALTIMORE — D. Wayne Lukas worked his way to Seize the Grey after his horse won the Preakness Stakes and kept getting interrupted by well-wishers offering congratulations.

“I think they’re trying to get rid of me,” Lukas, 88, said. “They probably want me to retire. I don’t think that’ll happen.”

Not when the Hall of Fame trainer keeps winning big-time races.

Seize the Grey ended Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan’s Triple Crown bid Saturday by going wire to wire to win the Preakness, giving Lukas his seventh victory in the race, one short of the record held by his good friend Bob Baffert…