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Zito thrives in dreamland

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Earlier this week, Nick Zito made some comments that angered the proprietors of several...It's easy to stand above the fray when you're Nick Zito, with your 40-horse stable and your thick borough accent...

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Eurosilver replaces stablemante Birdstone atop Derby Prospects list

Even in defeat, trainer Nick Zito is far from discouraged about his chances of winning the Kentucky...Consecrate and Teton Forest. The top 10 prospects: 1. Eurosilver (Nick Zito, trainer; Javier Castellano, jockey) - Cannot discount after...

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It's a rocky Derby draw as announcer forces a redo

...2-1 favorite Indian Charlie. Picking sixth, trainer Nick Zito chose No. 4 for Halory Hunter, the second favorite at...Then Pitino gave the real reason for the pick: trainer Nick Zito wanted No. 4. Lukas took his drop from picking first...

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Shanghai Bobby tops field in AP's Top 10

...the Kentucky Derby, and the trainers who show up just about every year are back again. Todd Pletcher, Bob Baffert, Nick Zito and even four-time Derby winner D. Wayne Lukas have a whole bunch of promising 3-year-olds with a chance to run for...

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Vyjack looks strong on road to Kentucky Derby

...and Dynamic Sky, the 1-2 finishers in the Sam F. Davis Stakes on Feb. 2, and Eton Blue, trained by Hall of Famer Nick Zito.Here's our Top 10:1. Shanghai Bobby (Todd Pletcher, Rosie Napravnik): Worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.90 Sunday...

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Trainer Nick Zito seeks 3rd Belmont win in 6 years

NEW YORK ? No one is in more of a New York state of mind these days than Nick Zito.And why not? The Brooklyn-born Hall of Fame trainer will be looking for his third win in six years in the $1 million Belmont...

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Runner-up game in Kentucky Derby defeat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- "He could have easily finished 18th," Ice Box's trainer Nick Zito said Sunday morning as rain continued to drench Churchill Downs. "Most horses checked once like that would have finished eighteenth...

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Trainer is still looking for Kentucky Derby hopeful

...LEXINGTON, Ky. - He's down, but not out. A year after sending a record-tying five horses to the Kentucky Derby, Nick Zito is still searching for one for this year's edition just three weeks away. "I'm not dead, yet," Zito said Thursday...

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Preakness notebook

BALTIMORE -- Straight Gin's racing career ended with a disappointing and painful run in the Preakness. The Nick Zito-trained horse hurt his right bow tendon en route to a ninth-place finish Saturday. The injury is not life-threatening...

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Zito, Pletcher strive for Derby success

...the Kentucky Derby is on every horse trainer's list. Exactly where it is depends on the trainer. It's No. 1 on Nick Zito's list. It's also Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 5. It's No. 1 on Todd Pletcher's list, but it's not No. 2. "Our...

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