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The 2004 Big Race season has begun with the Kentucky Derby in mind. This appears to be the best way to win a Big Race:

Updated: March 26, 2004, 1:02 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

The 2004 Big Race season has begun with the Kentucky Derby in mind.

This appears to be the best way to win a Big Race: You give a big trainer big bucks and tell him to buy you some big horses.

It's not exactly being there at three in the morning when the colt is born all legs and looking like a preying mantis. Giving a big trainer two big thumbs up when it comes to spending a few mil is not like sitting up all night with a colt and his cough.

Requesting a Derby horse as though ...

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