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1978 Kentucky Derby (G1)

Date/Track:
5/6/1978, Churchill Downs
Distance:
1 1/4 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
2:01.20

What the Nation is saying about the 1978 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

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  • travel_vic · you were going on about how one colt did or did not make the Triple his own, and that LIE about the pin was on idiots way of covering up what just happened to be a less than spectacular performance with the wonderfully rider, Ronnie Franklin · 460 days ago ·
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  • TampaBayDowns Fan · OK...thanks for pointing that out?? · 460 days ago ·
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