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Two other California horses, Zambaleta and Tasso,...

Two other California horses, Zambaleta and Tasso, could end up sharing favorite status for today’s $312,000 Gotham Mile at Aqueduct.

Tasso won the 1985 2-year-old colt championship by winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Aqueduct last November. After a winter vacation on the West Coast, Tasso returned to Aqueduct with trainer Neil Drysdale and opened his Derby prep campaign with a 3-length victory in the Manassa Mauler Stakes.

Zambaleta arrived at Aqueduct a couple of weeks later and scored a 4 1/2-length victory in a division of the split Bay Shore Stakes.


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