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Breeders Cup 2015

Pletcher Begins Thinking About Derby

Yes, the Kentucky Derby is still more than five months away, but it’s not too early for trainer Todd Pletcher to begin thinking about it.

On the cover of his white binder that houses his various condition books is a list of all the prep races that lead to the May 4 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Given the depth of his crop, there may not be a race restricted to 3-year-olds run in the first part of 2013 in which Pletcher isn’t participating.

When Overanalyze won Saturday’s $250,000 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct, it was the 56th victory in a 2-year-old race this year for Pletcher. Sixteen of those wins have come in stakes, 10 in graded races.

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A bit to early for him, at leasr he's got plenty of backups, lol

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