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Ky. Derby Trail: Thirst Quencher

Dictionary.com has an interesting definition of the word prep: “A preliminary or warm-up activity or event; trial run: the race is a prep for the Kentucky Derby.”

It should have added: “See Giacomo.” You know, the 2005 Kentucky Derby winner who went into the race off five straight defeats and only a maiden victory at 2 in seven career starts and peaked on Derby Day.

Yes, it’s easy to knock Stay Thirsty’s Gotham Stakes (gr. III) victory. He time was slow, his Beyer figure was low, he wasn’t beating a strong field...
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