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The Factor off the Derby trail

Updated: April 26, 2011, 2:49 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

The Factor, who disappointed as the heavy favorite in the Arkansas Derby in his last start, on Tuesday morning was officially withdrawn from consideration for the May 7 Kentucky Derby, co-owner George Bolton said. That leaves his trainer, Bob Baffert, with just Midnight Interlude as a Derby starter. Baffert over the weekend officially took out Jaycito because of a foot injury.

"The Factor is not going to run in the Kentucky Derby," Bolton said. "Bob Baffert did not want to work him on ...

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