Jerry Namy’s Shared Property, third in the Lecomte at Fair Grounds Jan. 21, worked five furlongs in
1:01.60 early Monday morning in advance of Risen Star, final designed prep for the
$1,000,000 Louisiana Derby April 1, closing day of Fair Grounds’ 2011-2012 season.
“He went great,” said trainer
Tom Amoss during the renovation break. “I was very pleased.”
Z Dager, runner-up in the Lecomte, breezed a half-mile in
50.60 for the barn of trainer Steve Asmussen in preparation for Saturday’s Risen Star, while Zayat Stables’
Nehro, runner-up in last year’s Louisiana Derby, Arkansas Derby and Kentucky Derby, went five furlongs in
1:02 flat in preparation for an allowance race Saturday.
Annaclone breezed five-eighths in
1:03.20 Monday in advance of Saturday’s $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes.
Elsewhere, on Sunday at Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida, Let’s Go Stable’s
El Padrino, the Todd Pletcher trainee projected as the 2-1 morning line favorite for the Risen Star, went a half-mile in
48.80 prior to arrival his in New Orleans mid-week, and George Hicker and Button Stables’
Tres Borrachos went five furlongs in 1:02.80 handily Sunday morning at Hollywood Park in preparation for the Mineshaft.