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Don't overlook this 3-year-old crop

Updated: March 11, 2013, 3:22 PM ET
By Paul Moran | Special to ESPN.com

At the point where winter grudgingly gives way to spring there is often a tendency to dismiss the season's new 3-year-olds who have to some degree shown sufficient promise to merit consideration as Kentucky Derby prospects.

Disparagement is a handicapper's most useful tool since it is generally rewarded in a game that crushes seven of 10 favorites.

The current practice coddling 2-year-olds results in progressively less being revealed by even the best ...

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