The burning question
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The question is not which 3-year-old will win the Travers. What remains of the division is several cuts below inspiring; falls short of interesting. Beyond Alpha, winner of the Jim Dandy Stakes over the weekend, it's not clear who will run in the Travers.
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