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Kelly Leak wins $900K Sunland Derby

Updated: March 29, 2009, 10:23 PM ET
Associated Press

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. -- Kelly Leak used a strong kick down the stretch to win the $900,000 Sunland Park Derby by a length Sunday, proving he can win just about anywhere he goes.

The 3-year-old son of Runaway Groom, the 2-1 favorite, covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.02 for his third career win with jockey Mike Smith aboard. The stirring run down the stretch came before 16,388 fans.

Mythical Power, trained by Bob Baffert, finished second, and Scorewithcater was third.

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