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Ky. Derby Trail: A Challenge to the Derby Dozen

The following is the Derby preview article that will appear in the Feb. 12 issue of the The Blood-Horse. But before we get to that, let’s try something different this year. Debuting this week is the Derby Dozen. But what are the chances even half of those horses listed will even make it to Churchill Downs? And what are the chances the Derby winner is among them?  

What I’m going to do is issue a challenge – to myself. For this week only I’m going to pick a second Derby Dozen, made up of lesser-known, mostly non-stakes horses who have looked impressive, and see how these horses stack up against the Top 12 come the first Saturday in May. Call them the Future Book Potential Overlays And Only Value Horses. These horses will be discussed in detail in the weeks to come.

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