Vying For the Derby: A Look at Leading Contenders

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1 --Harlan's Holiday/Kenny McPeek; Harlan-Christmas in Aiken, by Affirmed

2 --Essence of Dubai/Saeed bin Suroor; Pulpit-Epitome, by Summing

3 -- Buddha/James Bond; Unbridled's Song-Cahooters, by Storm Cat

4 -- Medaglia D'Oro/Bobby Frankel; El Prado-Cappucino Bay, by Bailjumper

5 -- Sunday Break/Neil Drysdale; Forty Niner-Catequill, by Storm Cat

6 -- Came Home/Paco Gonzalez; Gone West-Nice Assay, by Clever Trick

7 --Saarland/Shug McGaughey; Unbridled-Versailles Treaty, by Danzig

8 -- Perfect Drift/Murray Johnson; Dynaformer-Nice Gal, by Naskra

9 -- Private Emblem/Steve Asmussen; Our Emblem-Merion Miss, by Halo

10 -- Easy Grades/Ted West; Honor Grades-Itsoeasy, by Easy Goer

11 -- Castle Gandolfo/Aidan O'Brien; Gone West-Golden Oriole, by Northern Dancer

12 -- War Emblem/Bob Baffert; Our Emblem-Sweetest Lady, by Lord at War

13 -- Wild Horses/Todd Pletcher; Saint Ballado-Waltzing with Deb, by Robyn Dancer

14 -- Windward Passage/Steve Asmussen; Captain Bodgit-Storm Runner, by Miswaki

15 -- Request for Parole/ Steve Margolis; Judge T C-Madison's Quest, by Deputy Minister

16 -- Johannesburg/Aidan O'Brien; Hennessy - Myth, by Ogygian

17 -- Ocean Sound/Jim Cassidy; Mujadil-Ossana, by Tejano

18 -- Lusty LatinJeff Mullins; El Prado-Scarlet Ann, by Afleet

19 -- U S S Tinosa/Jerry Hollendorfer; Foxhound-Angel Puss, by Wolf Power

20 -- Blue Burner/Bill Mott; French Deputy-Haiati, by Alydar

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