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Shanghai Bobby to pass on Derby

Updated: April 2, 2013, 1:09 PM ET
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Shanghai Bobby is no longer being considered for the Kentucky Derby or the Triple Crown races following his fifth-place finish in the Florida Derby March 30 at Gulfstream Park.

A Starlight Racing release said the 2012 champion juvenile male will be given time off and be pointed to a late summer or fall campaign. The release said that from a physical standpoint, Shanghai Bobby appears to have come out of the Florida Derby in good shape but trainer Todd Pletcher believes the energy level ...

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