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WinStar's Derby trio a product of patience

Most remarkable about WinStar's late surge is it keeps up one of the more notable streaks in racing.

This year marks the fourth consecutive season WinStar will have at least two starters in the Derby, having sent out Colonel John and Court Vision in 2008, Any Given Saturday and Cowtown Cat in 2007, and Bluegrass Cat and Sharp Humor in 2006.

"There is so much good fortune that needs to happen to win a Derby, you just need to have the opportunities to come in here with live horses and for the most part we've done that," said Elliott Walden, vice president and racing manager for WinStar. "I would say other than Colonel John (sixth last year), this bunch have as good a chance as anything we've brought. It's exciting to have this opportunity."

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