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Road to Hambletonian starts with Dexter Cup

Updated: May 3, 2013, 12:17 PM ET
Associated Press

FREEHOLD, N.J. -- The road to the Hambletonian gets underway Saturday when seven 3-year-old trotters meet in the $139,600 Dexter Cup at Freehold Raceway.

Dontyouforgetit, who last season trotted the fastest mile by a 2-year-old on a half-mile track, has been made the 5-2 morning-line favorite despite drawing the outside No. 7 post position. Yannick Gingras will drive the colt for trainer Jimmy Takter.

The $1.2 million Hambletonian, harness racing's most prestigious race, will be held ...

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