Jockeys and Horses Prepare to Compete For The Triple Crown

Triple Crown Prep Begins

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Horses are seen in their stalls after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Workers put the finishing touches on the new trackside winners circle at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., April 15, 2015. The new winners circle, along with new owners' boxes are part of a $4.2 capitol improvement project at the track.
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Kentucky Derby hopeful Materiality, with exercise rider Carlos Cano aboard, gallops for trainer Todd Pletcher at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., April 23, 2015.
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Exercise rider Carlos Cano gallops Kentucky Derby hopeful Itsaknockout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. morning, April 23, 2015.
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Jockey Julien Leparoux, far left, rides Kentucky Derby hopeful Danzig Moon with a workmate in a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., April 18, 2015.
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A fan walks past some seats before the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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A fan holds a drink before the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Trainer D. Wayne Lukas watches horses workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Exercise rider Tony Rubalcaba rides Kentucky Derby entrant Bolo, at right while Kentucky Derby entrant Dortmund is ridden by exercise rider Dana Barnes during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Exercise rider Laura Moquett gallops Kentucky Derby hopeful Far Right at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Far Right is conditioned by her husband, Ron Moquett.
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Julia Sommer watches early morning workouts at Churchill Downs Monday, April 27, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Fans watch a race before the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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A rider heads to the track for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Kentucky Derby hopeful Firing Line gets a little special attention from assistant trainer Carlos Santamaria outside Barn 42 as he waits for his morning bath after a gallop at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
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Exercise rider Dana Barnes rides Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund during a workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Sara Ward looks up before the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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Horses are seen in their stalls after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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A horse gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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A horse gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.
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