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Dave in Dixie to skip the Cup

Updated: November 2, 2009, 12:25 PM ET
By Brad Free | Daily Racing Form

ARCADIA, Calf. -- Rather than start as a "live" longshot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, the promising colt Dave in Dixie will skip the Cup and freshen for a winter campaign.

"He's out," trainer John Sadler said Sunday. "I'm going to wait for winter and let him mature a little bit. I think he's really nice."

Dave in Dixie scored one of the most impressive debut victories by a 2-year-old colt this summer at Del Mar, by more than three lengths, before he was thrown to the wolves Oct. ...

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