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Trainer D. Wayne Lukas has another long shot on Preakness trail

BALTIMORE – You want stories? Pull up a chair. Class is in session with the coach, D. Wayne Lukas. The Hall of Fame trainer, looking extremely spry at the age of 85, still gets on his pony (this one is named Riff) every morning to take his horses to the track. He is doing just that at Pimlico Race Course this week.
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D. Wayne Lukas performs Rider’s Up at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A late announcement was made as to who would perform the Rider’s Up call ahead of Kentucky Derby 147. Churchill Downs tweeted at 5:51 p.m. that Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, 85, would perform the duties. Jack Harlow’s song “What’s Popp’N’” was used to...