While Massachusetts isn’t exactly known as a hotbed for thoroughbred breeders, the spirit of Boston Strong will be on nation display once again Saturday, at the Kentucky Derby. A Bay State colt is running in the legendary race. The horse, Wicked Strong, is owned by a 28-member partnership from Centennial Farms in Beverly. The 3-year-old qualified for the Derby by a stunning win in the Wood Memorial Stakes at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, N.Y., and as of Thursday evening was the second-favorite for the Run of the Roses.
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