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Third place finisher Kodiak Kowboy
Third place finisher Kodiak Kowboy in the post parade for the 2009 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga
© Cindy Pierson Dulay
3-1 second choice Kodiak Kowboy trained the field early under regular rider Gabriel Saez, came out 4 wide into the stretch and closed well to get third beaten 2 1/4 lengths. The Larry Jones trained son of Posse by Coronado's Quest mare Kokadrie improved his record to 9 wins, 3 seconds, and 3 thirds in 20 starts, earning $1,183,363 for owners Vinery Stables and Fox Hill Farm.