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2006-05-03 19:12:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Santa Anita Derby winner Brother Derek drew the 18 post for Saturday's Kentucky Derby and was installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite. A full 20-horse field is set to run at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., with unbeaten Barbaro bolting from the number eight post and Lawyer Ron from the 17th, both at early 4-1 odds. Brother Derek trainer Dan Hendricks, saddling his first horse for the Kentucky Derby, said he did not mind starting out wide and avoiding the...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.