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|1st||Master Lightning (USA)|
|1 (1)||4314||Frogman Mel (USA) 58||2||8-6||R Rodriguez||C H Velasquez||1001|
|2 (2)||61||Maximus Decimus (USA) 50||2||8-6||Michelle Nevin||Junior Alvarado||1001|
|4 (4)||2195||Master Lightning (USA) 22||2||8-6||Todd Pletcher||Irad Ortiz Jr||1001|
|5 (5)||18||Louisiana Flyboy (USA) 49||2||8-6||Chad Brown||Jose Ortiz||1001|
|3 (3)||42127||Afleet Accompli (USA)||2||8-6||Kelly Breen||Rajiv Maragh|