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Thoroughbred racing: Wicked Strong impressive in winning Wood

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The New York duel never materialized, but a new Kentucky Derby contender emerged in the $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct on Saturday. Centennial Farm’s Wicked Strong, ridden by Rajiv Maragh, closed powerfully on the outside to catch the previously undefeated Social Inclusion to win by 31⁄2 lengths, as Samraat just got up for second by a nose in the final stride. Trained by Jimmy Jerkens, Wicked Strong went off at 9-1 and won for ...

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