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Lexington lacking in Derby drama

Updated: April 12, 2010, 8:03 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Coolmore Lexington Stakes long has represented a last-gasp chance for a horse to make the Kentucky Derby field, regardless of whether the two-week span between races is ideal. This year, however, none of the prospective starters in the Grade 2, $300,000 Lexington have enough graded earnings to make a difference, so it looks as if the race is being rendered moot toward the Derby picture.

The 29th Lexington, to be run Saturday at Keeneland, offers a $180,000 winner's ...

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