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Casino Drive has bruised hoof but remains entered in Belmont

Updated: June 7, 2008, 12:53 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Casino Drive has a bruised hoof, but there are no plans to scratch the Japanese horse from Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

The Peter Pan Stakes winner skipped his morning workout Friday after his trainer noticed Casino Drive wasn't walking normally.

"We are not 100 percent happy with the movement of the hind leg," said Nobutaka Tada, racing manager for Casino Drive's Japanese connections. "We haven't withdrawn him, just giving him an easy day."

Casino Drive is the early ...

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