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Derby Contenders: Where They're Going Next

While we're well down the road to the Kentucky Derby, we still have a few little races to run--most of them grade I's at a mile and an eighth. Here's a summary of where 56 contenders are going next.

Rich in Spirit

By Ray Paulick - They may not be pleasant subjects -- death, a tragic plane crash, and a serious motorcycle accident -- but the story lines surrounding several of this year's leading Triple Crown contenders promise to add a measure of emotion and high drama to what is always a compelling afternoon.

Derby Crop 2005: Big Second Wave About to Hit

The Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) is history, and all the race did was pretty much complicate matters. Afleet Alex, Sun King, Roman Ruler and company still look legitimate, despite being upset by Euro invader Wilko. Now it's time to brace for the post Breeders' Cup wave that is about to unleash some new, exciting prospects for next spring's classics.

TEN MOST WANTED

Dark bay or brown colt, foaled Feb. 24, 2000
Deputy Commander--Wanted Again, by Criminal Type

SUPAH BLITZ

Dark bay/brown colt, foaled February 10, 2000
Mecke--Boots 'n Jackie, by Major Moran

OZZIE CAT

Chestnut colt, foaled January 27, 2000
Storm Cat-Hopespringsforever, by Mr. Prospector

COMPOSURE

Bay filly, foaled April 22, 2000
Touch Gold-Party Cited, by Alleged

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