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A piece of the Kentucky Derby action

Updated: April 16, 2014, 12:57 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

As spring arrives and a horse racing fan's attention turns toward the magical first Saturday in May, there is a niche group that reacts to the new season by scavenging through basements, garages and attics in search of a dusty relic.

Much like owners, trainers and jockeys, collectors of sports memorabilia are not exempt from Kentucky Derby Fever. With each year, as Derby talk begins to spike, a familiar cycle unfolds. Some people try to remember where they placed that $2 ticket on ...

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