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A wild ride for Eightyfiveinafifty

Saturday’s $100,000 Whirlaway at Aqueduct was a day trainer Gary Contessa won’t soon forget.  He had just saddled the 2-5 favorite, a 3-year-old colt named Eightyfiveinafifty for the 1 1/16 mile race. Things got real bad real early in the race.  Eightyfiveinafifty bolted to the outside rail early in the race,  dumped jockey Jorge Chavez, jumped over three fences and was running loose on the Big A backstretch...

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