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Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (3-13-11)

Soldat wins 2011 Fountain of Youth.

Kentucky Derby contender 

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 Meadows.

#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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Other Works:

 

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.   

 

Notes:

 

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.

 

 

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Older Comments about Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (3-13-11)...

ajump08 I just watched the replay of the Southwest.Thanks for bringing it to my attention as I didn't realize it was also his first start of the year.I would appreciate your analisis of that race if it's not to much trouble.thanks
J P's Gusto should not be forgotten in the Rebel. Many will look at the likes of Astrology, Sway Away, Elite Alex, Alternation, and Archarcharch; and throw this one out saying he's simply not a two turn horse. J P is very versitile, and arguably could have been the best of the Southwest with his troubled trip. He's obviously thriving in Arkansas with his bullet work today in 59.40.

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