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A horse player with no name

A decent post position could make all the difference to a handicapper

Updated: June 4, 2013, 12:22 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

The piece I wrote five minutes after the end of the Preakness was called something like "What Were You People Thinking?" and it was meant to encourage handicappers to look beyond such things as can't-miss speed figures, and discover buried posts.

I picked Oxbow to run third and he won.

Oxbow spent the spring running out of left field at Oaklawn Park, drawing a series of outside posts that rendered the horse virtually inoperable.

Before the Triple Crown season, ...

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