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PHOTOS: Derby Day preperations

PHOTOS: Derby Day preperations

THE KENTUCKY DERBY:Trainer D. Wayne Lukas watches morning workouts at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 1, in Louisville, Ky. /Charlie Riedel

Churchill Downs is putting the finishing touches on the track, ahead of the fastest two minutes in sports. The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday evening.

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