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Cigar Mile: Pinch-hitter for Tasteyville

Updated: November 21, 2007, 10:26 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

OZONE PARK, N.Y. -- The Cigar Mile lost one of its major players on Wednesday when trainer Pat Kelly said that Tasteyville would not be running in the Grade 1 race because of an ankle injury. Kelly said he would substitute Naughty New Yorker instead.

"He wrenched an ankle,'' Kelly said of Tasteyville. "You can't run if you can't train.''

The front-running Tasteyville would have been an intriguing alternative to heavy favorite Midnight Lute in the $300,000 Cigar, the last Grade 1 of ...

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