Trainer Mike Maker vanned his trio of Kentucky Derby possibilities - VICAR'S IN TROUBLE
(No. 2)/GENERAL A ROD
(No. 15)/HARRY'S HOLIDAY
20), to the Churchill Downs backside late Tuesday morning.
and Sarah Ramsey's Vicar's in Trouble galloped at the Trackside
Training Center Tuesday morning and is scheduled to breeze at Churchill
Downs on Saturday along with Harry's Holiday, who is owned by
Skychai Racing, Terry Raymond and Jana Wagner. Harry's Holiday galloped
Tuesday at Trackside. Joel Barrientos was aboard both colts.
J. Armando Rodriguez's General a Rod also galloped at Trackside
Tuesday and is scheduled to work at Churchill Downs on Wednesday
with Barrientos up.DANZA
(No. 6)/INTENSE HOLIDAY
(No. 19) - Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners'
Danza galloped 1 ½ miles under exercise rider Nick Bush after the
Tuesday morning renovation break at Churchill Downs.
Todd Pletcher, Danza will be joined Tuesday afternoon by Starlight
Racing's Intense Holiday and Ken and Sarah Ramsey's We Miss Artie. The
two colts were booked on a flight out of South Florida with a 1 p.m.
arrival at Louisville International Airport.
Derby hopeful, WinStar Farm and Twin Creek Racing Stables' Vinceremos is
scheduled to arrive at Churchill Downs on Wednesday from WinStar, where
he has been since running in the April 12 Blue Grass Stakes (GI).HOPPERTUNITY
(No. 23) - Karl Watson, Mike Pegram and
Paul Weitman's Hoppertunity got his first exercise over the track at
Churchill Downs Tuesday morning, galloping 1 ½ miles under Dana Barnes
after the renovation break.
The winner of the Rebel (GII) and
runner-up in the Santa Anita Derby (GI) in his most recent start, the
Bob Baffert trainee arrived at Churchill Downs Monday afternoon from his
home base in Southern California.
Tanma Corporation's Chitu and Kaleem Shah's Bayern, walked the shedrow a day after turning in half-mile works here.WILDCAT
(No. 9) - Honors Stable Corp.'s Wildcat Red was scheduled to arrive
at Churchill Downs early Tuesday afternoon after a flight from Florida.
The two-time graded stakes winner and runner-up in the Florida
Derby (GI) in his most recent start is trained by Jose Garoffalo.
Wildcat Red will be housed in Barn 21.RIDE ON CURLIN
(No. 11) -
Daniel Dougherty's Ride On Curlin, runner-up in the Arkansas Derby (GI)
in his most recent start, galloped after the renovation break under
exercise rider Bryan Beccia.
Trained by Bill Gowan, Ride On
Curlin is scheduled to breeze Saturday or Sunday, depending on weather,
with jockey Calvin Borel up.TAPITURE
(No. 13) - Trainer Steve
Asmussen said Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC's Southwest (GIII) winner
Tapiture walked in the shedrow and was doing well on the morning after
his first work since his return to Churchill Downs last week.
The 3-year-old son of Tapit breezed five furlongs over a fast track in
1:02.80 on Monday. Ricardo Santana Jr. has the Kentucky Derby mount on
(No. 14) - West Point Thoroughbreds tweeted that Alan Garcia will ride Ring Weekend in Kentucky Derby 140.
Currently stabled at the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland,
Ring Weekend finished second in the Calder Derby on April 5 with Garcia
aboard. Trained by Graham Motion, Ring Weekend is scheduled to work
Friday at Fair Hill.MEDAL COUNT
(No. 16) - Spendthrift Farm's
Medal Count, runner-up in the Blue Grass (GI) last out, galloped
after the renovation break under exercise rider Faustino Aguilar
for trainer Dale Romans.CANDY BOY
(No. 17) - C R K Stable's
Robert B. Lewis (GII) winner Candy Boy walked the shedrow at Barn 43 on
his first full day at Churchill Downs for trainer John Sadler.
Candy Boy arrived at Churchill Downs at 3:30 Monday afternoon from his base in Southern California.
Cesar Aguilar, assistant to Sadler, said Candy Boy would go to the track Wednesday.COMMANDING
(No. 21) - West Point Thoroughbreds' Commanding Curve, third in
the Louisiana Derby (GII) in his most recent start, galloped after the
renovation break under exercise rider Emerson Chavez for trainer Dallas
Commanding Curve stands 21st on the "Road to the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Presented by TwinSpires.com."
still just waiting," Stewart said, "that's all you can do. I think he's
right on par with (2013 Kentucky Derby runner-up) Golden Soul last
year. I think he's every bit as good and he's been handling this track
really well."PABLO DEL MONTE
(No. 22) - Susan Magnier, Derrick
Smith, Michael Tabor and Wesley Ward's Pablo Del Monte, third in the
Blue Grass Stakes last out, is scheduled to work Saturday or Sunday at
Keeneland, according to Ward, who is also the colt's trainer.BIG
(No. 25) - Derby Dreamers Racing Stable's Big Bazinga galloped 1
½ miles under Loren Diego after the morning renovation break.
Bazinga arrived at Churchill Downs Monday afternoon from Keeneland where
he had remained since a fourth-place finish in the Blue Grass Stakes
Big Bazinga is trained by Katerina Vassilieva. According to
Frank Bernis, agent for jockey Brian Hernandez Jr., the colt is
scheduled to work Saturday with Hernandez up. Hernandez rode the colt in
the Blue Grass.