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Silver Train on favorite surface in Met Mile

Updated: May 28, 2006, 3:05 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Silver Train's upset of Lost in the Fog in last October's Breeders' Cup Sprint wasn't even 10 days old when trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. was already thinking about the colt's primary objective for 2006.

"If he wins one race next year and it's the Met Mile, that would make everybody happy," Dutrow said last November.

Monday, Belmont Park will run the Metropolitan Handicap for the 113th time, and Dutrow is counting on Silver Train's uncanny affinity for this track to carry ...

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