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Lee Hofer, right, transfers the mochila to Carl Malkmus in Woodfords, Ca., on the Pony Express Re-ride Thursday, June 14, 2012. About 600 riders retrace the historic route to deliver the mochila full of mail from Sacramento to Missouri. In it's 152nd year, the event spans 10 days and 1,966 miles. .Photo by Cathleen Allison