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Louisville coach Rick Pitino watches his Kentucky Derby horse train
Louisville coach Rick Pitino watches his Kentucky Derby horse train

On Wednesday at Churchill Downs, a crowd clad mainly in Louisville basketball shirts gathered at Barn 45 to watch Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino as he visited a horse of which he owns five percent. Pitino, a month removed from becoming the first coach in NCAA history to win Division I basketball national championship tournaments with two different schools, appeared at trainer Doug O'Neill's barn shortly after 8 a.m. and joined an entourage following Goldencents. Pitino bought five percent of the colt for $3,100 and has called it the best investment he ever made. Pitino and O'Neill grew close last year when the trainer saddled Kentucky Derby and Preakness...

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