APRIL 8, 2009
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) -- Old Fashioned has been made the 9-5
morning-line favorite for the Arkansas Derby, a final prep race
before the Kentucky Derby on May 2.
Old Fashioned lost for the first time last month in the Rebel
Stakes at Oaklawn Park, beaten by 57-1 long shot Win Willy. Old
Fashioned is among the top Kentucky Derby contenders, and is
trained by Larry Jones.
A field of 10 3-year-olds has been entered for Saturday's 1
1/8-mile Arkansas Derby. Old Fashioned will leave from the No. 8
The field from the rail out is: Captain Cherokee (20-1), Papa
Clem (6-1), Flat Out (10-1), Poltergeist (20-1), Ziegfeld (12-1),
Flying Private (6-1), Summer Bird (30-1), Old Fashioned (9-5), Win
Willy (7-2) and Danger to Society (6-1).
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