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Big finish by John Little in stakes debut

Updated: April 7, 2002, 9:06 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- The day began with snow squalls. But, that wasn't the strangest thing that happened Saturday at Aqueduct. In an oddly run race, John Little - who seemed the potential main speed in the six-horse field - rallied from fourth place and outfinished Windsor Castle in a stirring stretch duel to win the $200,000, Grade 3 Excelsior Breeders' Cup Handicap by a neck. Windsor Castle, who made a short lead in midstretch, finished second, 2 1/2 lengths ahead of Ground Storm. Evening ...

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