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Dialed In enters Derby discussion

Should Dialed In have lost the Holy Bull Stakes on Sunday at Gulfstream, there were several reasonable excuses he could have used.

Making just his second start in the Holy Bull, Dialed In was the least-experienced member of a deep field. Mucho Macho Man, sent off as the favorite, had twice finished second in graded races in New York behind To Honor And Serve is considered a leading Derby contender.

The field also included graded winners Gourmet Dinner, winner of the Delta Jackpot, and Major Gain, winner of the Arlington-Washington Futurity. Sweet Ducky and Ribo Bobo were both listed stakes winners, while Leave Of Absence was stakes-placed.

Dialed In broke sluggishly in the Holy Bull and trailed the field by over 10 lengths early. He remained well out of it most of the way down the backstretch. When launching his bid, he was forced to come five wide in upper stretch. Read More

 

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I have not seen a horse at 3 yr old ran like Dial In did, 17 lenths back at one time. WOW!

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