Sport: A Halo on a Rainy Derby

Looking all over for a top horse and maybe finding one up north

It is not the fact but the hope of a great horse that stirs people in the rich and romantic industry of Thoroughbred racing. When Sunny's Halo crossed the wire at Churchill Downs last week and won the Kentucky Derby, that was the finish line of the race, but the opening line of the story, the continuing line of a dream. In the weeks before the 109th Derby, when seemingly no two prep races could settle on one three-year-old standout, Sunny's Halo and the rest of his generation were...

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