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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Jockey Garrett Gomez and trainer Steve Asmussen, along with two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, are among 10 finalists named to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame ballot.

The late Chris Antley, Craig Perret and Alex Solis are the other jockeys chosen as finalists. Trainer Gary Jones, and thoroughbreds Ashado, Kona Gold and Xtra Heat are the others on the ballot.

Voters may select as many candidates as they like, and the four with the highest vote totals will be elected. Results will be announced April 25 and the induction ceremony will be Aug. 8 in Saratoga Springs.

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