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Travers deserving of attention

Updated: August 24, 2012, 6:23 PM ET
By Gary West | Special to ESPN.com

I'd love to discuss it all, I really would, the decline of the thoroughbred, the rush to retirement and the difference between a racehorse and a Faberge Egg; I could easily toss a few blame bombs, too, if only because the targets are so numerous and serenely deserving; and I might even agree that some of these 3-year-olds should be racing around the Piazza del Campo instead of Saratoga, but, for the moment, I must address a more pressing issue: Who's going to win the Travers?

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