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Ky. Derby Trail: A Ghost of a Chance

Next week, Blood-Horse magazine officially kicks off its Kentucky Derby coverage with a Derby preview cover story, the Derby contenders’ racing and pedigree profiles, and, of course, the Derby Dozen.

And, as usual, coming up with a top 12 list is not going to be easy. Once you get past the four major contenders – Uncle Mo, To Honor and Serve, Tapizar, and Boys At Tosconova – you basically have a potpourri of aspiring Derby horses who are looking to step up their game and prove they belong on the road to Louisville.

It is a road that is not for the timid. One false step, one minor mishap, and hopes wilt as quickly as a bouquet of cheap roses...
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McPeek saying he looked like Sunday Silence was all it took to peak my attention. Will keep an eye out for him either in the Holy Bull or the allowance race McPeek spoke of.

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