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2012 Kentucky Derby: Matt Gardner Previews The Horses And Jockeys

With the 2012 Kentucky Derby one day away, it's about time we took a look at the most important aspect of Saturday: the participants.

in the below video, SB Nation's Matt Gardner of And Down The Stretch They Come takes a look at some notable horses, jockeys and trainers you should hear about on Saturday.

Bodemeister is one of the favorites, but will be racing against history. What does that mean? Calvin Borel has won three of the last five Kentucky Derbys. Can he find the magic in Louisville again, this time on Take Charge Indy?

Check out the video:

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