Officials at Churchill Downs said Feb. 7 that another 3-year-old has been added to the list of early nominations to this year's Triple Crown, bringing the total to 398 that were nominated at a cost of $600 each.
According to a statement from Churchill, Charles J. Cella’s Cyber Secret
was omitted from the initial roster of 397 early nominations because of
a clerical error. Cyber Secret is a Kentucky-bred son of Broken Vow trained by Lynn Whiting, who won the 1992 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) with Lil E. Tee.
Following a 5 1/4-length victory in a 1 1/16-mile allowance race at
Oaklawn Park on Feb. 4, Cyber Secret has won two of four starts. Cyber
Secret began his career under the care of trainer Chad Brown and was
transferred to Whiting when the colt was purchased privately by Cella
after a seventh-place finish in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II)
on Nov. 28 at Churchill Downs.