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Updated: October 18, 2005, 6:38 PM ET

May 1 Horse Racing 1948: With only six horses, the Kentucky Derby has its smallest field since 1907. Few believe Citation can be beaten. There is only straight betting on the race, and Citation and Calumet Farm stablemate Coaltown are the 2-5 favorites.

Coaltown leads by eight lengths in the backstretch, but Citation, with Eddie Arcaro aboard, catches him as they head for the homestretch. Then Citation pulls away to a 3.5-length victory over Coaltown in 2:05 2/5 before a ...

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