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Looking for a 'Touchdown' at Breeders' Cup

Updated: November 1, 2013, 12:42 AM ET
By Bob Ehalt

The Breeders' Cup, through its first 29 runnings, has always been a dazzling showcase for some of the most famous and royally bred horses the sport has ever produced. Every now and then, though, a dose of everyday life spills into that magical kingdom when a horse like Tightend Touchdown comes around.

As recently as January, any licensed owner could have claimed Tightend Touchdown for $35,000. Owner Ron Lombardi and trainer Jason Servis did it -- twice. They first claimed him in ...

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