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Borel-Pletcher a super Derby combo

Updated: May 3, 2010, 2:10 PM ET
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Todd Pletcher watched the Kentucky Derby on a TV in the horsemen's lounge at Churchill Downs.

Who was with him?

"Absolutely no one," he said.

This was some necessary alone time for a man who did not need to suffer on live television if his four Derby entries failed to win. This was also a departure.

The other nine Derbies the trainer had entered a total of 24 horses in, he'd watched from the grandstand. But those other nine Derbies all had ended ...

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