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Kentucky Derby notes: Stanco's filly records huge upset in Oaks

Saturday, May 4, 2013
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Ed Stanco was in eighth grade when he was one of the spectators in the stands at Linton High School to watch Lew Alcindor and Power Memorial play Pat Riley and the Blue Devils.
Those two players went on to NBA stardom and championships, while Stanco went about the bus­iness of crunching numbers, far from any spotlight, working his way up in the world of insurance.
On Friday, though, Stanco was the one in the spotlight in his sport of choice, raising the silver trophy and accepting chants of “Ed-die, Ed-die” in the Churchill Downs infield after his filly, Princess of Sylmar, upset the Grade I Kentucky Oaks at odds of 38-1.
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