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Yankee Bravo aims for upset

Updated: May 8, 2008, 7:22 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - After Yankee Bravo finished third in the Louisiana Derby on March 8, he appeared to be headed to the Kentucky Derby. All he needed was good, solid race in the Santa Anita Derby on April 5, and he was bound for Churchill Downs. But Yankee Bravo flattened out in the 1 1/8-mile Santa Anita Derby, finishing fourth, and the money he earned that day was insufficient to get him into the Derby.

"We tried. It just wasn't meant to be, I guess," Paddy Gallagher, who trains Yankee ...

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