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Pacific Classic scouting report

Updated: September 4, 2009, 3:56 PM ET
By Jeremy Plonk | HorseplayerPro.com

Sunday, Sept. 6, Del Mar

The Low-Down: Say what you want about synthetic tracks and the dearth of talent in the older handicap division, but then realize we've seen 13 horses in the Santa Anita Handicap, 13 in the Hollywood Gold Cup and now 12 in the Pacific Classic. Track management in any area of the country would give anything for numbers like that when the spotlight is brightest. This field, top to bottom, is exceptional: 2 Hollywood Gold Cup champs, a Santa Anita Handicap champ, a Travers ...

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