Derby Trail: Chasing graded earnings
Updated: March 25, 2011, 10:34 PM ETBy Claire Novak | Special to ESPN.com
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Every morning down on Moss Street in New Orleans, bells ring out from Our Lady of the Rosary's copper dome. The deep strokes carry far -- across the peeling paint of faded bungalows, around the posts of wrought iron fences, through air so heavy you can almost taste the moisture. Four five six o' clock. The first Thoroughbreds come slowly, silently, stealing up through dense mist to wait at the gap. Their burnished sides move in and out, ...
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