08/07/2015 12:20PM

Thetrailerguy slight choice in wide-open Emerald Derby

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AUBURN, Wash. – After spending four months trying to separate the pretenders from the contenders, the 3-year-old division a Emerald Downs is still impossibly wide open heading into Sunday’s $65,000 Emerald Downs Derby. A field of eight is set to tackle the derby’s nine furlongs, and while a couple of longshots are wishing on rainbows, at least six horses shake out as legitimate contenders.