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Column: McGaughey wins his way - the right way

Updated: May 4, 2013, 10:17 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JIM LITKE

AP Sports Columnist

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- It's always tougher on a native son.

Grow up in the heart of horse country the way Shug McGaughey did, and there's only one race that ever really matters. McGaughey won big stakes all over the place for the better part of three decades, enough to fashion a Hall of Fame career in the meantime.

But all that success meant only so much without the Kentucky Derby.

"I may not have let anybody ...

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