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Updated: August 25, 2000, 4:06 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

The Travers 9th Saratoga Distance: 1 1/4 miles Purse: $1 million For: 3-year-olds Grade I ESPN 4 p.m. ET

In a race some are saying is wide open Dixie Union looks like a standout to us. After showing a ton of promise as a 2-year-old, he came around a bit slowly this year but really put it together in the Grade I Haskell. After getting banged around and steadied on the first turn, he collected himself to run by a good horse in Captain Steve. Seems to have hit his peak, rewarding trainer ...

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