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April 19, 2012

Remember that group of Iowa owners that took Paddy O'Prado to the Kentucky Derby a few years ago?  Well, they're back at it again this year with Dullahan, winner of this past weekend's Grade 1 Bluegrass Stakes at Kenneland.  With as strong as Paddy O'Prado was a few years ago...
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April 17, 2012

“Unbelievable” is how Phil Needham describes his association with April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Dullahan and that colt’s half brother, 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird. “It’s the most exciting thing that could happen in someone’s life,” the Central...
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April 17, 2012

MIKE GROLL / AP PHOTO Dullahan gets a bath after training at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Friday, June 8, 2012. The Belmont Stakes horse race is Saturday. VIEW PHOTOS  
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April 17, 2012

Donegal Racing owner Jerry Crawford, right, leads, Dullahan into winners circle. Dullahan with Kent Desormeaux up wins the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) on April 14, 2012, at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Anne M. EberhardtVIEW PHOTOS  
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April 17, 2012

Dullahan closed powerfully to catch Hansen in deep stretch of Saturday's Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes, establishing himself as a serious contender for the Kentucky Derby with an impressive 1 1/4-length victory. Owned by Donegal Racing, the Dale Romans-trained colt recorded a fast-finishing fourth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile...
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April 17, 2012

A record crowd of 40,617 saw the late charging Dullahan win the Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, 1 1/4 lengths in front of favorite Hansen. The win gave Louisville favorite Dale Romans his first Blue Grass Stakes victory. Romans' best finish in the Blue Grass had been a second place finish with Paddy O'Prado in 2010.Although the day ended with all eyes on Dullahan, as the day started for Keeneland's Toyota...
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April 16, 2012

Dullahan, with big strides down the center of the racetrack, ran down champion Hansen in the late stages to win the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths April 14 at Keeneland. Kent Desormeaux guided the son of Even the Score for trainer Dale Romans. He is owned...
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April 16, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Dullahan and his team stayed in the background all week while the attention centered on the near white colt Hansen and his eccentric owner. "This is the first chance I've had a chance to say much,'' Donegal Racing managing partner Jerry Crawford said. "We decided all...
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April 16, 2012

The Mariano Rivera of Kentucky Derby contenders is obviously Dullahan. The three-year-old Colt displayed the ability to close and finish like an elite athlete in other sports. Hansen looked to be in control for the duration, until the horses moved into the last quarter of the race. At that point,...
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April 16, 2012

LOUISVILLE – Thoroughbred trainer Dale Romans stands inside his office at Barn 4 at Churchill Downs and contemplates what winning the Kentucky Derby would mean. "I was born 3 miles from here," he said. The son of the late Jerry Romans, who oversaw the same barn but never sniffed the...
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