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The Kentucky Derby horse-by-horse

Updated: May 1, 2006, 12:29 PM ET
By Ed McNamara | Special to ESPN.com

If you made a Kentucky Derby future bet on a speed horse, don't worry if you misplaced the ticket. By sundown on May 6, it almost surely will be worthless. With an inordinate number of front-runners in the likely field, chances are they'll all become pace casualties and set up an exacta combining a closer with a midpack runner.

Besides Blue Grass Stakes winner Sinister Minister, whom his trainer, Bob Baffert, calls "a run-off" and "a runaway train", Santa Anita Derby winner Brother Derek, ...

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