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Trainer Kelly works out of the spotlight

Updated: July 25, 2010, 6:46 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Special to ESPN.com

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Almost every morning at Saratoga Race Course, a tough bay colt hauls his exercise rider around an old dirt oval. Sometimes it's the New York Racing Association's tiny Clare Court, sometimes it's the main track -- but always, the feisty old contender is one of the first from trainer Pat Kelly's barn to go.

"He likes to get his work done," Kelly said last Friday. It was 7:00 a.m., but the 8-year-old son of Quiet American had already gone out and returned from his ...

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