Hemingway's Key was a major bust this season until he rallied for third in the Preakness.
Zito admitted the colt, owned by George Steinbrenner, was a puzzle he could not solve. Zito suggested the horse might be gelded if he didn't perform better.
Hemingway's Key, a 29-1 shot, fended off that drastic action with a strong run through the lane for his first in-the-money finish in five races this season.
Saturday, May 20, 2006
Motivating a racehorse
News from Preakness: