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Santiva targets Fountain of Youth

Another highly regarded 3-year-old nominated to but skipping the Holy Bull is Santiva, winner of the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Cup at Churchill Downs in his juvenile finale. Santiva is stabled at Palm Meadows this winter, where he’s just beginning to gear up for his 3-year-old season.


“We backed off him in December and early January,” said trainer Eddie Kenneally. “He’s just getting going against as far as breezing, and we’ll target a late February return, probably in the Fountain of Youth. Distance is what he needs, he’s definitely on the improve, and he’s already won a graded stakes at Churchill Downs. We’ll probably look at two preps before the Derby and all other races after the Fountain of Youth are possibilities right now.”

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