Japan's Lani ready for Derby

Trainer Mikio Matsunaga, through translator Kaita Tanaka, says UAE Derby winner Lani is ready to run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
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Trainer Mikio Matsunaga, through translator Kaita Tanaka, says UAE Derby winner Lani is ready to run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

Japanese-based Lani is headstrong, unorthodox and well-traveled

May 04, 2016 03:17 PM

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