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Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (3-12-11)

Mucho Macho Man - Risen Star

Kentucky Derby contender 

workouts for today (Saturday, March 12) 

(with HRN Derby rankings):

 

Today's Derby contender works included a five furlong breeze from Louisiana Derby hopeful Mucho Macho Man. Santiva, runner-up to Mucho Macho Man in the Risen Star Stakes, worked five furlongs at Palm Meadows. The Factor and Sway Away turned in strong moves at Santa Anita and they could both show up next in the March 19 Rebel.   

 

#3 Mucho Macho Man – Breezed 5f in 1:00.80 (7/34) at Gulfstream Park.

#6 Santiva – 5f in 1:02.80 (2/19) at Palm Meadows.

#12 Sway Away - Went 7f in 1:23.60 (1/3) at Santa Anita.

#28 Flashpoint – 4f breeze in :48.30 (9/53) at Gulfstream.

#31 The Factor - Bullet 6f move in 1:12.20 (1/12) at Santa Anita.

#32 Caleb’s Posse – 5f in 1:01.40 (4/24) at Oaklawn Park.

 

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Other Works:

 

Manicero (#57) breezed 3f in :36.40 (4/56) at Calder. Indian Winter (#66) went 5f in a swift :59.80 (2/54) at Santa Anita. Road Ready (#98) worked 6f in 1:13.20 (3/20) at Santa Anita. Casper’s Touch (#134) traveled 5f in 1:02.70 (25/34) at Gulfstream. Royal Currier (#166) dashed 3f in :36 (3/15) at Gulfstream. He is entered in a Starter Allowance sprint at Gulfstream Park on March 16. Ghost Is Clear (#183) worked a 5f bullet in 1:00.20 (1/33) at Fair Grounds.  

 

Notes:

 

Madman Diaries has scratched out of the Timely Writer Stakes. Uncle Mo’s task is even easier now as he looms the controlling speed against four rivals. Uncle Mo closed as the favorite over San Felipe entrant Runflatout after the first day of the second Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

 

 

 

 

What the Nation is saying about Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (3-12-11)...

Nice moves by The Factor and Sway Away. Premier Pegasus flattered the San Vicente form and I am looking forward to the Rebel. Santiva is now pointing to the Blue Grass.
Uncle Mo is racing in the Timely Writer
I had my heart set on watching Uncle Mo win the Tampa Bay Derby today but he was scratched. Does anyone know why he was scratched??

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