Steve Asmussen said he is in “a perfect position” in regard to having
Hierro, winner of the Derby Trial, as a consideration for the May 19
“We get to watch the Derby and see what happens,” said Asmussen, who
will run Sabercat and Daddy Nose Best in the Derby. “Hierro came out of
the race in great shape. He’ll work the Monday after Derby and we’ll see
where we are with him then.”
Hierro earned a 96 Beyer Speed Figure in his 1 1/2-length triumph Saturday night in the Trial.