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Second place finisher Bluegrass Cat in the post parade
Bluegrass Cat in the post parade
© Cindy Pierson Dulay
His jockey Ramon Dominguez said, "I couldn't get a better trip than I got today. He came out running and put himself within four or five lengths of the leader. He got himself a lot closer than I anticipated. I asked him to kick in when we turned for home. I wanted to get in the clear so I could circle Barbaro. I was hoping Barbaro wouldn't kick in the way he actually did."