06/02/2016 11:10AM

Longden's purse is bait for red-hot Modern

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The $75,000 purse of the John Longden 6000 at Hastings has a lot to do with why Modern is running in the 6 1/2-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds and up, which drew nine horses and closes out the seven-race card Saturday.