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Kentucky Derby 2017

Another Rachel in Martha Washington?

A year ago, a future Horse of the Year won the Martha Washington for 3-year-old fillies at Oaklawn Park. Two years ago, the one-mile race was a launching pad for the runner-up in the Kentucky Derby.


Whether there is another Rachel Alexandra or Eight Belles in the Saturday renewal of the $75,000 Martha Washington remains to be seen. But the field is a good one, and a full one, with a gate of 12.


The group includes Decelerator, winner of the Grade 3 Debutante last summer at Churchill Downs; Shotgun Gulch, a two-time stakes winner who is 4 for 5; and Tiz Miz Sue, the runner-up to future champion She Be Wild in last year's Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Lassie. There's also a Florida shipper in Funny Feeling, a serious speed horse in Cosmo Girl, and an undefeated filly in Eve Giselle.
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