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Someone yell "Four!"

The 1-2-3 finishers of the La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs are all back in action this weekend, including Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra. Plus we get the addition of none other than Zenyatta to the card. There's one small catch: These four horses are in four different races across the nation.


Why on earth there would be four graded stakes races for the same division of horses on the same weekend is not only beyond comprehension, it's reprehensible and avoidable. Congratulations to the boneheads from the racing offices who have managed to water down the Ogden Phipps, Vanity, Fleur de Lis and Obeah. Read More

 

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Good point. Makes no sense to run four Graded stakes from the same division in a span of two days.

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