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Concord Point holds off Exhi

Updated: August 7, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Concord Point turned back a sustained run from Exhi to post easily his richest career victory Saturday in the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby, the annual showcase event at Mountaineer Racetrack in Chester, W.Va.

The odds-on favorite in a field of nine 3-year-olds, Concord Point seized a clear lead soon after the start of the 1 1/8-mile race and never looked back, prevailing by a length over Exhi, his race-long pursuer. The winner paid $3.60 after finishing in 1:51.12 over a fast ...

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