02/08/2016 5:49PM

Departing to skip Essex Handicap, go to Fair Grounds

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The multiple Grade 2 winner Departing has been highweighted at 122 pounds for the $100,000 Essex Handicap on Saturday at Oaklawn, but he instead will run on turf at Fair Grounds, trainer Al Stall Jr. said Monday.

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