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2009 Maker's Mark Mile (G1)

Date/Track:
4/10/2009, Keeneland
Distance:
1 mile (Turf)
Age/Sex:
4+ M
Time:
1:41.84

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Maker's Mark Mile (G1)...

Mr. Sidney put in an impressive run. Actually, Desormeaux moved a bit too soon over the soft turf and almost got run down in the end. Was a strange Grade 1 in that there were only 6 horses after scratches, plus the soft turf. Will be interesting to see how the form of this race holds up. Fluke looks like a nice horse, but he had no chance pushing the pace over the soft going...
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The Shadwell was the first victory at the top level for Thorn Song, whose previous major scores occurred over the Matt Winn turf course at Churchill Downs in the 2008 Firecracker H. (G2) and 2007 River City H. (G3). Thorn Song's post-Shadwell form left much to be desired, however, as he faded to nin...Read More

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