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Derby also-rans back for more

Updated: June 19, 2003, 11:12 AM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- The second half of the 3-year-old season starts Sunday for Eye of the Tiger and Outta Here, who finished fifth and seventh in the Kentucky Derby last month.

Neither colt ran in the Preakness or Belmont Stakes, but they remain top contenders in Sunday's $100,000 Affirmed Handicap over 1 1/16 miles at Hollywood Park. While they were considered accomplished enough to start in the Kentucky Derby, both are seeking their first graded stakes win in the Grade 3 Affirmed.

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