03/20/2015 10:55AM

Sunland Derby: Firing Line will be hard to deny

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He’s the best horse, with the best form, drew the best post, and the horse perceived as his closest rival is scratched. After a pair of tough-luck losses, it appears as though Firing Line has landed an ideal spot to get his first stakes win – and secure a berth in the Kentucky Derby on May 2 – when he starts as the heavy favorite Sunday in the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Derby at Sunland Park.