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Saratoga: Alabama favorite Princess of Sylmar has lived up to her potential

Saturday, August 17, 2013
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Five days after last year’s Breeders’ Cup, far removed from the trail of champions, on a Thursday afternoon at Penn National, a lightbulb went on.
Trainer Todd Pletcher knew he had a nice filly, a Pennsylvania-bred named Princess of Sylmar, who trained like a fast, professional horse, but . . .
She won by 19 lengths that day.

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