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Seersucker combos: For men, they are a Kentucky Derby must

Jack Gill of LaGrange, Ky., wears his blue three-piece seersucker suit at Churchill Downs before the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 1, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Gary Graves)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Only a confident man would wear a loud blue or pink seersucker suit in public, unfazed about what people may think.

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Baffert’s 2 bullets take aim at 141 Kentucky Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert watches horses workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.

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Stellar Wind leads strong field in $1 million Kentucky Oaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Stellar Wind will be looking for a fourth straight victory when the 7-2 favorite takes on 13 rivals in Friday’s $1 million Kentucky Oaks, the top 3-year-old race for fillies run the day before the Kentucky Derby.

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Baffert aiming at 1st 1-2 Kentucky Derby finish since 1948

Exercise rider Jorge Alvarez rides Kentucky Derby entrant American Pharaoh during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.

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Stanford scratched from Kentucky Derby; Frammento joins race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Stanford has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby, moving Frammento into the 20-horse field for Saturday’s race.

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