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Playing the ponies good for the economy

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Looking for
 signs of economic recovery? Here’s a good one: Sale of two-year-olds at Keeneland on Monday were better than last year.

Gross sales, median price and number of horses sold were all higher compared to the 2009 sale, the Associated Press reported.

If the horsey set is spreading the green, the economy must be headed in the right direction.

It will be even more interesting to see how much money is wagered on the Kentucky Derby come May 1.

As Derby wagering goes, so goes the economy, according to my totally unscientific analysis.

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