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The Throwouts

A few days prior to the Breeders' Cup, I started to write something about how horses with prep races run on dirt had failed so abysmally over Pro-Ride at Santa Anita the year before. I was going to list all of the 2009 dirt-to-Pro-Ride horses, label them throwouts and advise the public that they would be wasting money by betting on any of them. But I didn't finish the column, because this was a preposterous approach. Read More


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