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An update on the 2014 Kentucky Derby contenders that are off of the trail, had setbacks, or have not worked out for a month or more. (As of January 29)
New Year’s Day – retired with a sesamoid injury in December 2013.
– suffered condylar fracture during the California Cup Derby.
Code – Trainer Shug McGaughey stated that the colt had an ankle problem and
missed some works. Will skip the Fountain of Youth, may point towards a race in
Shared Belief –
grabbed a quarter, no works since January 3. Will miss the Robert B. Lewis
Ami's Holiday –
Winner of the Gray Stakes hasn’t breezed since his third place finish in
the Dec. 3 Display Stakes. Reported to be vacationing on an Ocala farm and
should be in training at Oaklawn soon.
– Iroquois Stakes winner bucked shins in
October. No breezes since September. Dale Romans reports that Cleburne is galloping
at Gulfstream Park.
Greeley – Canadian multiple stakes winner hasn’t breezed since September.
Boy – Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes runner-up hasn’t worked since before November
Smart Cover - Iroquois
Stakes runner-up hasn’t worked since August. He’s been galloping at Gulfstream
Wired Bryan –
Sanford Stakes hasn’t been seen since his victory in the Bertram F. Bongard
Stakes last October.