The second biggest longshot to win a Kentucky Derby prep might be
up for sale if anyone is interested. All Squared Away won Saturday's
Lexington Stakes as the 70-1 outsider in the 11-horse field. Only Hero
of Order at 109-1 was a longer shot when winning the Louisiana Derby
three weeks earlier.
All Squared Away, a three-year-old gelding,
is owned by Peter Miller who trained him until handing over the
conditioning to Wesley Ward.
"I'm really thankful to Pete Miller
for giving me the opportunity to train -- especially from a trainer,"
Ward noted. "I knew he was doing really good. I was really confident
that he would have won for a $40,000 claiming (price) or something; he
was doing that good. Sometimes when you get horses doing good they can
All Squared Away won the 1 1/16-mile Lexington by 1 1/2-lengths
over 2-1 favorite Summer Front in a time of 1:42.55 on the synthetic