Steve Haskin's Belmont Recap: Wonder Woman

Call it fate. Call it kismet. Whatever title you prefer, Rags to Riches seemed destined to give trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their first classic winner.

Although "Johnny V" has been Pletcher's first-call rider for years, it took a last-minute decision to run the filly and a madcap jockey scramble to bring them together for the 139th Belmont Stakes.

Because of their

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