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Rosier gets first Derby mount

Updated: May 1, 2009, 3:26 PM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

Jockey Chris Rosier rode at Lone Star last weekend and has since been at Churchill Downs, where he will be aboard Summer Bird in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. It will be the first mount in the storied race for the 28-year-old rider, who later this month will be based at Louisiana Downs.

Rosier has been aboard Summer Bird in each of his starts, all at Oaklawn. The horse won his maiden in his two-turn debut March 19, then stepped up and finished third, 1 1/4 lengths behind winner Papa Clem, in ...

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