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Cross Traffic celebrates in style

Updated: August 3, 2013, 7:57 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

On the day they celebrated the 150th birthday of America's oldest and grandest racetrack, it was the determined horse best-known for "minor setbacks" and tough beats that took home the sweetest chunk of cake.

Prior to Saturday's $750,000 Whitney Invitational, Cross Traffic was best known for running his heart out in both the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap and Grade 3 Westchester and coming away with the heartbreak of runner-up losses by a nose and a head, respectively.

Yet in the ...

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