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Violence off Derby Trail

Updated: February 24, 2013, 2:12 PM ET
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Grade 1 winner Violence, among the early favorites for this year's Kentucky Derby, sustained a fracture to his right front medial sesamoid and is off the Triple Crown trail.

The fracture was detected after his gutsy second-place finish by a half-length to Orb in the Besilu Stable's Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park Feb. 23.

Violence, who took a clear lead in the stretch run of the Fountain of Youth, battled back gamely along the inside after being passed late by Orb. ...

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