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More Than Ready will skip Met Mile

Updated: May 27, 2000, 4:56 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. - More Than Ready will not run in Monday's $750,000, Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park. Instead, trainer Todd Pletcher plans to freshen the Southern Halo colt and start a summer/fall campaign on July 9 in the Dwyer at Belmont. That will serve as a prep for his mid-summer goal of the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 6 at Monmouth Park. "To me, running in the Met Mile is only the right decision if you win the Met Mile," Pletcher said late Friday afternoon. ...

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