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2008 Louisiana Derby Day Part 2

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Circular Quay heads for the barn
Circular Quay heads for the barn after the 2008 New Orleans Handicap at the Fair Grounds

Circular Quay heads for the barn after the 2008 New Orleans Handicap at the Fair Grounds

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Winning jockey Garrett Gomez said, "I was very surprised to be that close. Between the 5/8 pole and the 1/2-mile pole, he was taking me into a spot that I had to decide whether to let him go or sit awhile. He kicked on a little, so I decided to let him go."
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