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  • Girvin, the Kentucky Derby points leader, has a quarter crack, via Byron King.Posted 1 hour ago
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La. Derby: THIS Is Why They Run Races

3/10/2009 La. Derby: THIS Is Why They Run Races BloodHorse, KY By Dick Downey Will Friesan Fire, whom Larry Jones says is "getting very, very good right now,” sweep the Fair Grounds sophomore stakes? Will Flying Pegasus move forward in his second start off the long layoff? Will Papa Clem step up in his first race ... Read More

 

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This really a good horse race. There are lots of interesting dynamics at play: pace is interesting, up-and-comers are interesting, favorite moving forward (or backward) is interesting. But most of all, we have a series of horses bred to run a distance of ground. Quite refreshing.

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