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Indiana Derby Next for Populist Politics

Populist Politics keeps stepping up his game, and following his big third-place finish in last weekend’s Super Derby, he could get another shot at graded competition next month. Trainer Tom Amoss said earlier this week that Populist Politics is now under consideration for the Grade 2, $500,000 Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park on Oct. 1.

The horse entered the Super Derby, a Grade 2, $500,000 race at Louisiana Downs last Saturday, with a pair of Louisiana-bred stakes wins to his credit. He trailed the field through six furlongs in 1:15.49 in his graded stakes debut and then came with a determined run to finish 2 1/2 lengths behind wire-to-wire winner Prayer for Relief.


“He was behind the eight-ball because of his style,” Amoss said of closer Populist Politics. “The pace was ridiculously slow. It’s something a horse just can’t overcome.
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