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"Hold Me Back" Early Favorite For Blue Grass Stakes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lane's End Stakes winner Hold Me Back has
been made the 3-1 morning-line favorite and has drawn the No. 10
post for the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.
Hold Me Back tops a field of 11 entered Wednesday for Saturday's
Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass, a final prep for the Kentucky Derby
on May 2. Hold Me Back will be ridden by Kent Desormeaux.
The 1 1/8-mile Blue Grass is run on Polytrack.
Hold Me Back surged past Flying Private to win the Lane's End in
his last start on March 21.
Theregoesjojo, third behind Quality Road and Dunkirk in the
Florida Derby, will start from the No. 3 post and is the second
choice at 7-2.
Charitable Man, making his 3-year-old debut, is the third choice
at 4-1.


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