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Headlines: January 21

Trainer John Servis makes himself comfortable in Hot Springs as he preps the undefeated colt Rockport Harbor for the Kentucky Derby (MSNBC) … Oaklawn opens today. (AT)
– Photos show an unruly horse at Tampa Bay Downs knocking down trainer Richard Ciardullo Jr. in the paddock, who amazingly came away uninjured. (Trib.)
The 2004 Fans’ Champion Award winners are revealed. Smarty Jones trounces Ghostzapper for Horse of the Year. (ESPN)
– The Jockeys’ Guild hopes to introduce legislation in California that would prevent anyone with a financial stake in racing from serving on the racing board. (LAT)
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