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The Lexington Stakes: Last Stop before the Derby

Posted by Brian Appleton on April 21, 2011

Check out my full post handicapping the Coolmore Lexington Stakes(Gr.3) at Thorofan.com:

The Grade 3 $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes is virtually the last stop on the Derby trail before the big dance on the First Saturday in May. First inaugurated in 1936, the 1 1/16 mile Lexington Stakes has drawn a short field of six colts, all with classic aspirations. Silver Medallion is the lone colt in the field who has a realistic chance of entering the Kentucky Derby gate on May 7th but the rest could wind up in the Preakness Stakes two weeks after the Derby with the winner’s purse of $120,000. [Read Complete Post Here]

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2 Responses to “The Lexington Stakes: Last Stop before the Derby”

  1. DanM said

    Thanks for your service. I enjoy your great knowledge and your ability to share what you know.

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