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2003 Kentucky Derby Contenders

Lion Tamer

Trainer:   Todd Pletcher
Jockey:   John Velazquez
Foaling Date:   2-28-2000
Pedigree:   Wills Way - Tippecanoe Creek by Olympio
Dosage Profile:   5-2-7-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   3.00   0.86
2002 Record:  1 start 1-0-0 $20,400
Graded Stakes Earnings:   $115,000
Note:  Purchased by Michael Tabor for a rumored $1.5 million in January, he made his first start for his new owner a winning one in the Hutcheson Stakes at Gulfstream, drawing off by 6 lengths. Failed as the favorite in the Lane's End Stakes and again as the second favorite in the Blue Grass, finishing 6th. Going on the shelf a while now according to Pletcher.

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