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DOING BATTLE WITH THE DEMON
William Nack
May 04, 1987
Several strong colts, three of them trained by D. Wayne Lukas, will go up against Kentucky Derby favorite Demons Begone
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May 04, 1987

Doing Battle With The Demon

Several strong colts, three of them trained by D. Wayne Lukas, will go up against Kentucky Derby favorite Demons Begone

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It would be a shock to many if Capote won. Unless practically everyone but Lukas is reading Capote wrong, War is the only colt who can grab the gold ring for him this year. Chances are the ring fits elsewhere, though. Demons Begone, Bet Twice and Gulch will be tough, but the guess here is that steady, fast-closing Cryptoclearance will wear the ring—and the blanket of roses on Derby day.

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