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Sunland Derby

Sunland Derby

26 Mar 2023 by Ted Escobedo   1 min read

Sunland Park’s most important prep race for the Kentucky Derby is the Sunland Derby, contested on the dirt main track at 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs). The race gives the top four finishers points toward a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate.The race was first run in 2003 and achieved Grade 3 status for the 2011 edition, shortly after Mine That Bird ran fourth in the 2009 race in preparation for his 50-1 upset in the Kentucky Derby.See the Sunland Derby March 26, 2023, at12:25PM Information:

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