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What is worse Santa Anita or Churchill Downs for the Breeders Cup?
 Churchill Downs because you never know if a horse is going to hate it
 Santa Anita because the damn Europeans seem to clean up there
 They both equally stink up the joint.
 If you could handicap it wouldn't matter
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