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Soldat finishes well in final prep

Updated: April 29, 2011, 12:28 PM ET
By Mike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

Fountain of Youth winner Soldat worked four furlongs in 49 seconds early Friday at the Palm Meadows training center in Boynton Beach in his final prep for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

With no official clocker on hand, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin reported Soldat went his opening quarter in 25 and came home in 24 before galloping out five-eighths in 1:01.40 and pulling up six furlongs in 1:15.80.

"I was very pleased," said McLaughlin by phone from Palm Meadows shortly after the ...

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