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Saturday, February 18 2012


Trainer Dorochenko Could Have Two in Risen Star


NEW ORLEANS (Friday, February 17, 2012) – The intriguing Russian-born trainer Gennadi Dorochenko runs mostly longshots, so he doesn’t have a very good win percentage in this his first season at Fair Grounds. Nevertheless, sometimes those horses do win, as they have six times so far at the Crescent City oval this winter.

That’s something to keep in mind next weekend when the 52-year-old native of Krasnodar, Russia, who speaks charmingly fractured English, saddles one or possibly two horses in the upcoming Grade II Risen Star Stakes on Louisiana Preview Day Presented by Lamarque Ford on Feb. 25.





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