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Win Boosts Derby Hopes

Mon., April 24, 1995, midnight

Star Standard held off a late rally by favored Royal Mitch over a sloppy track to win the $161,100 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland Race Course.

Star Standard, ridden by Pat Day, ran a neck behind pace-setter Guadalcanal before making a strong move to edge ahead in the Grade II race for Kentucky Derby hopefuls.

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