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Money's the object in these Derby preps

The Santa Anita Derby on Saturday has such a strong lineup that a horse conceivably could run third in a three-way photo finish with Lookin At Lucky and Sidney's Candy and not have enough money to go to the Kentucky Derby in four weeks.

"If my horse were to run a good third, with trouble and getting stopped, I'd be upset," said trainer Mike Machowsky, who will send out the once-beaten Caracortado in the Grade 1, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby. "But if he just runs third and is outrun, to me he wouldn't belong. We'll see how it all shakes out." Read More

 

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