Beware The Derby's California Horses

Excerpt from a 2010 Wall Street Journal piece, speculating about the upcoming Kentucky Derby:

"When the horses leave the gate Saturday in the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby, two California-based entries, Lookin At Lucky and Sidney's Candy, will likely be the one and two betting favorites, respectively. But before you bet the rent on one of these to win, here's a word of warning: The California horses are in a bit of a slump."