workouts for today (Saturday, Feb. 26)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a five furlong bullet from Champagne Stakes (G1) show finisher I’m Steppin’ It
Up. Humble And Hungry, 8th in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf,
breezed four furlongs over the all-weather surface at Sagamore Farm.
#36 Humble And Hungry – Breezed
4f in :49.20 (3/4) at Sagamore Farm.
#62 I’m Steppin’ It Up – 5f
bullet in :59.60 (1/33) at Gulfstream
#102 Adulare – 4f in :50.50
(35/42) at Palm Meadows.
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Heron Lake (#103) went 3f in :36.90 (3/8) at Palm Meadows. Prime Cut (#126) breezed
4f in :51.40 (60/66) at Fair Grounds. Cane Garden
Bay (#155) breezed 4f in :49.20
(16/42) at Palm Meadows.
Arch Traveler stalked, pounced,
and held off Nacho Business in the 3rd race at Gulfstream Park
on Feb 26. The nine furlong allowance test, a possible prep for the April 3 Florida Derby, was run in 1:52.36 and the runner-up
was finishing the better of the two.