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Successful Dan eyes Grade 1 win

Updated: June 13, 2013, 11:52 AM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

On a quiet morning at Keeneland, trainer Charlie LoPresti talked about the chances of winning the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi with Successful Dan, a half brother to Horse of the Year Wise Dan who will face five others June 15 in the 1 1/8-mile test at Churchill Downs.

"That would be the ultimate," LoPresti said. "I'd like to see him get a grade I."

It will be the first start at that level for Successful Dan since the 2010 Clark Handicap, in which he ...

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