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Horse Not For the Course?

Despite a couple of concerns, Rick Dutrow Jr. is confident that with Boys At Tosconova he has a horse that will be a leading contender Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender by the time May 7, 2011 rolls around.


Though not blessed with the ideal 10-furlong pedigree, Dutrow is not troubled about Boys at Tosconova's ability to get the distance. And even though he admits that Uncle Mo, who squashed Boys At Tosconova by more than four lengths in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) last month, is better right now, he is optimistic that time will help close the gap between the two rivals.


Neither of those two things bothers Dutrow right now. According to him, the thing that concerns him most is the dirt at Churchill Downs...

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Many three year olds even without the pedigree can GET 10 furlongs LATER in their 3rd year: Holy Bull and Chief's Crown were obvious examples....They matured into it but couldn't pull it off earlier.
Until one sees, with racing challenges, an animal can get 10 furlongs the first Satruday of May. be demonstrating being able to rate at 9 furlongs in March/April of their three year old year, all this conjecture is pure guesswork: Talkin Man, Tasso, Sucess Express, on and on were precosious two year olds and NOTHING ELSE. It is far too early to even know who will grow into their sking at three and who won't.

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