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HATCHES/FLASHY GRAY –
Juddmonte Farms’ Close Hatches (No. 5) and West Point Thoroughbreds and
Tom Keithley’s Flashy Gray (No. 6) visited the paddock and
galloped 1 ½ miles after the break for trainer Bill Mott.
was aboard the undefeated Close Hatches and Penny Gardiner was on Flashy
OF JULIA / PRINCESS OF SYLMAR / SILSITA / UNLIMITED BUDGET – Trainer Todd
Pletcher’s Kentucky Oaks contenders galloped at Churchill Downs on a cool
Thursday morning in Louisville.
(No. 4), Princess of Sylmar (No. 7) and Silsita (No. 10) went out
prior to the morning renovation break and Unlimited Budget (No. 3)
galloped during the special Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks training window at
went smoothly this morning,” Pletcher said.
LUCKY – Karl Watson,
Mike Pegram and Paul Weitman’s undefeated Midnight Lucky (No.
8) galloped 1 3/8 miles after the renovation break with exercise rider Jorge
Alvarez up for trainer Bob Baffert.
Magdalena Racing’s Pure Fun (No. 11) galloped 1 ½ miles after the
break under exercise rider Jose Cano for trainer Ken McPeek.
TO GOLD –
Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centrofanti’s Rose to Gold (No. 2)
galloped 1 ½ miles after the renovation break with Denis Roberson up.
by Sal Santoro, Rose to Gold is scheduled to work Friday morning at 8:30
with jockey Calvin Borel up.
GIRL – Naveed Chowhan’s
Seaneen Girl (No. 10) had a walk day Thursday for trainer Bernie Flint.
who rode Seaneen Girl to a third-place finish in the Fair Grounds Oaks (GII) in
her 2013 debut, has the call to ride the filly in the Kentucky Oaks.