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El Padrino by a nose in Risen Star

Updated: February 25, 2012, 9:14 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

RISEN STAR STAKES | PURSE: $300,000 | 3-YEAR-OLDS | GRADE 2 | 1 1/16 MILES

Post Horse Win Place Show

7 El Padrino $3.60 $2.80 $2.20

1A Mark Valeski   $3.20 $2.40

5 Z Dager     $3.20

NEW ORLEANS -- El Padrino has been described as extremely laid-back by his trainer, Todd Pletcher, but he showed Saturday in the Grade 2, $300,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds that he can be a street fighter, too.

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