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Lexington Stakes Field Taking Shape

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Keeneland stakes coordinator Scott Jones has a list of 10 probable and one possible starter for Saturday’s 32nd running of the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (G3) for three-year-olds going 1 1/16 miles on the main track.

The Coolmore Lexington is one of two remaining qualifying races to the Kentucky Derby with 34 points available and 20 going to the winner. The final qualifying race is the Derby Trial (G3) on April 27 at Churchill Downs.

Entries will be taken Wednesday. Horses considered as probable for the race include Cerro (IRE), Examen, Hip Four Sixtynine, Johnny Handsome, Pick of the Litter, Pure Fun, Taken by the Storm, Title Contender, Where’s Dominic and Winning Cause. Considered as possible is Forty Tales.

Johnny Handsome worked a half-mile Sunday morning here in :48.80.

 

 

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Govenor Charlie ran on a lightning fast track. Check out the times and track records for the card that day.
Gee, Storm only ran 4th to the slowest 1 1/8th since 1968= 1:51.98 or almost 2 full mins. w/Black Onyx holding him off. Truth is All the Preps but Govenor Charlie's were way, way, way behind the 2012/2011/2010/2009 Fields running f/the Roses= 2013's Slowest bunch I've seen in awhile.
It seems the only one out of this lot who's got a shot at making the KD is Taken by the Storm, and he'll probably win the Lexington.

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