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Musketier repeats in Elkhorn

Updated: April 30, 2011, 11:05 AM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The old-timer Musketier successfully defended his title in the Elkhorn Stakes on Friday's closing-day card at Keeneland by rallying from sixth in the final quarter-mile to take the Grade 2, $150,000 grass stakes for the second straight year.

Musketier ($6.60), the favorite in the field of 10, closed sharply over the yielding course and then safely held off Pool Play to win by 1 1/4 lengths in 2:32.04 for 1 1/2 miles over the rain-soaked turf course. Windward Islands was ...

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