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Preakness 3rd place finisher Icabad Crane has entered training with Olympian Phillip Dutton. Photo courtesy Barry Bornstein

3rd in Preakness, Icabad takes 1st as eventer

Icabad Crane, third-place finisher in the 2008 Preakness, continues to travel in world-class sporting company. The classy gelding belonging to Graham Motion, trainer of 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, and his wife Anita, is now training—and winning—under the gentle hands and expert prowess of Olympian Phillip Dutton. Last month, Dutton and Icabad grabbed first place at the Aiken’s Full Gallop Farm Horse Trials, finishing the Beginner Novice C Division with a score of 32.10. Though it’s too soon to say if Icabad has the right stuff to be a big horse in the Eventing world, the Motions spoke with […]