v.— «Prado also earned the ire of Million-winning trainer Michael Matz, who continued to insist that the determined West Coast reinsman had given him a commitment to ride Kicken Kris in the Million. Instead, Matz insisted, Prado and agent Bob Fries reneged—”spun,” in the parlance of the backstretch—six days before the Arlington centerpiece.» —“Dettori gets long shot home in Beverly D.” Chicago Sun-Times Aug. 15, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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