workouts for today (Thursday, March 10)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
It was another
light day on the Derby
works front. Bob Baffert sent Uncle Sam out for a five furlong move at Hollywood Park. Across town at Santa Anita, Robert
Lewis Stakes (G2) 4th place finisher Thirtyfirststreet had a nice
seven panel move for Doug O’Neill.
#80 Sovereign Default – Breezed
3f in :37.45 (4/6) at Palm Meadows.
#87 Uncle Sam – 5f in 1:00.40
(3/20) at Hollywood
#102 Thirtyfirststreet –
Went 7f in 1:24.20 (1/3) at Santa Anita.
#103 King Congie – 5f breeze
in 1:03.25 (11/14) at Palm Meadows.
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Black N Beauty (#108) breezed 4f in
:48.65 (15/34) at Gulfstream. Read The Contract (#116) went 3f in :38.40 (5/6)
at Palm Meadows.
Edgar Prado will ride Machen in
the Louisiana Derby. Pluck will go in a one-mile turf allowance at Tampa Bay
instead of the G3 Palm Beach at Gulfstream
Park on 3-12. Rogue
Romance has a foot bruise and will miss the Louisiana Derby. A majority
interest has been sold in Silver Medallion but he will reportedly remain with