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Nicanor Takes Shot in Dixie

On sentiment alone, there is reason to like Nicanor in the Dixie Stakes. Few things in racing evoke greater sentiment than thoughts of Nicanor's full brother Barbaro, whose breakdown in the Preakness four years ago ranks among the most powerful memories that many fans will ever have of a horse race.

But there are other less emotional reasons to like Nicanor in the Grade 2, $200,000 Dixie, the richest race on the Preakness undercard Saturday at Pimlico. The main reason is that Nicanor can run, as evidenced by impressive back-to-back victories last spring on the Delaware Park turf.

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