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Whitney has a little of everything except a clear favorite

Saturday, August 4, 2012
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After watching some Hall of Fame trainers walk to the microphone at Wednesday’s Whitney draw, Reade Baker, who conditions long shot Hunters Bay, said he felt like a guppy in the shark pool.



The horse with the really sharp teeth skipped this race to run in the A.G. Vanderbilt on Sunday, but the 85th running of the Grade I Whitney Handicap today should produce a swirl of frantic predatory action in the older division.



There’s a deep field of nine who are difficult to separate, as evidenced by the fact that Ron the Greek is a tepid morning-line favorite, at 3-1, despite having won two Grade I’s this year, the Stephen Foster and the Santa Anita Handicap....


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