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Kentucky Derby 2012 Workout Report April 15 - El Padrino breezes 4f

El Padrino (no. 7), ridden by Javier Castellano and trained by Todd Pletcher, holds off Mark Valeski and wins the 39th running of the grade 2 Risen Star Stakes for three year olds on February 25, 2012 at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Bob Mayberger/Eclipse Sportswire)
Kentucky Derby 2012 
workouts for Sunday, April 15 

Today's Derby contender works featured a four furlong breeze from G2 Risen Star hero El Padrino. The Todd Pletcher trainee is currently on the graded earnings bubble with $250k.     



(# is HRN Kentucky Derby 2012 Ranking)

 

#11 El Padrino - 4f breeze in :49.10 (4/12) at Palm Meadows.

 
 

    

Other works of note this week:

 

Union Rags breezed 4f in :48.60 (2/16) at Palm Meadows on April 12. The Michael Matz runner was scheduled to leave for Keeneland on Saturday and will do the rest of his Derby preparation in Kentucky. Reveron breezed a mile in 1:43.60 (1/2) at Calder on April 14. He will try to add to his $220k graded earnings bankroll in the $200k, G3 Coolomore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on April 21.  


Notes:

 

Bodemeister earned a stellar 105 BSF for his facile triumph in Saturday's G1 Arkansas Derby. Dullahan got a 98 BSF for his late running victory over Hansen in the G1 Blue Grass. 

 

What the Nation is saying about Kentucky Derby 2012 Workout Report April 15 - El Padrino breezes 4f...

And the Blue Grass was run a second faster than the Arkansas Derby. The Beyer system is broken.

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