May 4, 2009

Bird is the Word

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Winning jockey Calvin Borel tosses a rose from the garland in the air as a memorial to his mother who died in the fall of 2008.

The first Saturday in May has brought the 135th run for the roses. The Derby city was buzzing about a hometown favorite that fizzled in the home stretch and the horse that was dead last came from behind to win easily.

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