12/06/2017 11:46AM

Big, gangly, and full of potential, McKinzie a fitting tribute

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CYPRESS, Calif. – The first time Bob Baffert won the Kentucky Derby in 1997 with Silver Charm, two of the people closest to him – lifelong friend Brad McKinzie and longtime client Mike Pegram – were outside the winner’s circle, beaming with joy. Pegram remembers the moment well.