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Dunkirk proves his worth

On D-Day, a colt named Dunkirk put up the fight of his life down the sandy stretch at Belmont Park. After leading nearly all of 11/2 miles in the June 6 Belmont Stakes, the rangy Todd Pletcher trainee -- a $3.7 million auction purchase -- was passed by a late-closing Summer Bird. But his gritty battle at the end proved right the faith his connections had in him all along... Read More

 

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Agree! Dunkirk inherited the lead, cut decent fractions and came on again like Silver Charm in the stretch. This colt has some courage and character. We'll hear more from this one in the months ahead
Gotta give Dunkirk credit...he showed alot of heart, battling back inside of Mine That Bird to regain second after being passed in the stretch...this after he set some pretty good fractions early on.

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