Fate of Derby Favorites

2012: Bodemeister
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2012: Bodemeister

Bodemeister (right), trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, set a blistering pace on a muggy, 85-degree afternoon at Churchill Downs. The 4-1 favorite appeared poised to pull off a wire-to-wire win, but the fast fractions caught up to him down the stretch as I'll Have Another ran him down to win by 1 1/2 lengths.

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