Kentucky Derby 2012
workouts for Monday, January 2
Today's Derby contender works included a four furlong bullet from G1 Champagne Stakes runner-up Alpha
. Todd Pletcher trainee Algorithms
breezed for the first time since impressively capturing an optional claiming sprint at Gulfstream Park on Dec 16.
(# is HRN Kentucky Derby 2012 Ranking)
#19 Stat – 3f breeze in :37.74 (5/6) at Palm Meadows.
#21 Algorithms – Breezed 4f in :50.01 (28/33) at Palm Meadows.
#28 Alpha – 4f bullet in :47.88 (1/40) at Belmont Park (training track).
#48 Shkspeare Shaliya – 4f in :50.70 (1/3) at Aqueduct (inner dirt).
#58 Longview Drive – 6f in 1:12.60 (3/7) at Santa Anita.
Some other promising 3yo’s were out for morning exercise over the holiday weekend. #64 Consortium breezed 4f in :49.07 (36/105) at Palm Meadows on Dec 31. #70 Three Vases worked a strong 3f in :35.60 (2/20) from the gate at Santa Anita on Jan 2. #82 Prospective fired a 5f bullet in 1:00.43 (1/11) at Palm Meadows on New Years Day. Right To Vote also worked at Palm Meadows on Jan 1, breezing 3f in :37 (3/8). Empire Way went 5f in 1:01.20 (12/17) at Hollywood Park on Jan 2. Out of Bounds traveled 5f in 1:00.60 (7/16) at Hollywood Park, also on Jan 2.
Hierro, working for the G3 Sham
Stakes at Santa Anita on Jan 7, breezed 4f in :47.60 (8/43) on Jan 1.
Others pointing to the Sham include Longview Drive, Out of Bounds, and