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Summer Bird Named 3yo Champ

One morning the week of the Kentucky Derby, trainer Tim Ice was asked if he thought the race might be a little ambitious for Summer Bird, who at that point had raced just three times. His career had begun just two months earlier at Oaklawn Park, with a fourth-place finish in a maiden race. Summer Bird then stretched out around two turns and defeated maidens, then jumped straight into the Arkansas Derby and finished third. That was it. Read More

 

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