War of Will won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore in one of the most .
The win is the first in a Triple Crown race for jockey Tyler Gaffalione and trainer Mark Casse, and it also served as redemption for a controversial Kentucky Derby that saw War of Will directly affected by Maximum Security, the horse that initially came in first before getting disqualified for interference as the two horses almost clipped heels.
“We always knew (War of Will) had the ability,” Gaffalione said on NBC afterward. “We just needed to get lucky, and today was the day. … I didn’t feel like (War of Will) got his fair shot (in the Derby). And that’s all I wanted — was a fair shot.”