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Can Migliore finally win the big one?

Big-race glory has eluded Richard Migliore, who hasn't won a Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont or Breeders' Cup race. Is that about to change?

Updated: March 24, 2004, 11:37 AM ET
By Ed McNamara | Special to ESPN.com

It had been quite a spring for the 21-year-old jockey, and now he was exactly where he wanted to be on the first Saturday in May: on a live mount parading in front of the Churchill Downs grandstand as the band played "My Old Kentucky Home."

Richard Migliore and Eternal Prince had dominated the 1985 Gotham Stakes and Wood Memorial, and the brilliant front-runner was a wise-guy pick in the 111th Kentucky Derby. Chief's Crown was the 6-5 favorite and Proud Truth had a lot of support, but both ...

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