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Shackleford out of Forego

Updated: September 1, 2012, 12:33 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Multiple Grade 1 winner Shackleford will not run in the $500,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1, his connections said the morning of the race.

"He's fine, he's just got a little cough," said trainer Dale Romans, adding the 4-year-old son of Forestry had failed to clean up his feed tub that morning and had been coughing last week as well. "We're going to play it safe."

Shackleford, the 2-1 favorite on the morning line for the seven-furlong Forego, will instead return ...

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