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Barn Notes: My Pal Charlie Set For Return In Mineshaft

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The focus on Louisiana Derby Preview Day Saturday at Fair Grounds will be on the 3-year-old divisions, but a horse that made some noise as a sophomore in 2008 will launch his 4-year-old campaign as well -- B. Wayne Hughes' My Pal Charlie, the 121-pound highweight who will contend for favoritism in the $125,000 Grade III Mineshaft Handicap, one of four graded stakes on Saturday's program.

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