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Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

| May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

As the realization of a lifelong dream unfolded before him on a soggy first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Claude Ray “Shug” McGaughey was not watching from a warm and cozy spot on Millionaires Row, over even one of the Churchill Downs boxes in Section 318 where the connections of Kentucky Derby runners spend some of the most anxious two-minute increments of their lives.

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Blame, Zenyatta, others made 2010 a special year

Blame, Zenyatta, others made 2010 a special year

| January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

As I peer from my Churchill Downs window as words flow from my brain to my computer screen, snow coats the paddock garden with fewer than four months remaining before Kentucky Derby 137.

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