workouts for today (Sunday, March 13)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a four furlong breeze from Fountain of Youth hero Soldat. He goes next in the
April 3 Florida Derby. J P’s Gusto drilled a strong five
furlong bullet at Oaklawn
Park in advance of the
March 19 Rebel.
#2 Soldat – Breezed 4f in :48.90
(8/51) at Palm Meadows.
#15 J P’s Gusto – 5f bullet
in :59.40 (1/44) at Oaklawn.
#21 Sweet Ducky – 6f breeze
in 1:13.90 at Palm Meadows.
#32 Nacho Business – 5f in
1:00.20 (2/21) at Palm Meadows.
#44 Cal Nation – 5f breeze in 1:00.90 (5/21) at Palm
#47 Su Casa G Casa – Slow 4f
breeze in :54.80 (64/64) at Fair Grounds.
#49 Bandbox – 6f in 1:11.80
at Laurel Park.
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Preachintothedevil (#54) went 6f
in 1:14.66 (1/3) at Belmont
(training track). Indian Winter (#60) traveled 5f in 1:00.60 (33/68) at Santa
Anita. Madman Diaries (#72) uncorked a 4f bullet in :46.80 (1/44) at Gulfstream Park. He scratched out of Saturday’s
Timely Writer. Little Drama (#90) breezed 4f in :50 (2/15) at Calder. Smash
(#111) went 5f in :59.40 (6/68) at Santa Anita. Ronin Dax (#131) breezed 5f in
1:01.60 (6/25) at Tampa
Bay. Rush Now (#151)
worked 4f in :49.07 (3/13) at Parx Racing. Cane Garden
Bay (#157) went 5f in
1:01 (8/21) at Palm Meadows. Dance
City (#163) breezed 5f in
1:00.90 (5/21) at Palm Meadows.
Uncle Mo exited his Timely Writer victory in fine order and is expected to make
his next start in the April 9 Wood Memorial. Romping San Felipe winner Premier
Pegasus goes next in the Santa Anita Derby on April 9.