workouts for today (Tuesday, March 15)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a five furlong bullet from Machen. The Neil Howard charge has now worked three
times since a disappointing 4th place finish in the Risen Star. He
goes next in the March 26 Louisiana Derby. Archarcharch
drilled a four furlong bullet in advance of the March 19 Rebel Stakes.
#23 Archarcharch – 4f bullet
in :47.60 (1/31) at Oaklawn
#31 Mr. Commons – 5f bullet
in :59.20 (1/27) at Hollywood
#37 Machen – Bullet 5f move
in :59.60 (1/23) at Fair Grounds.
#40 Astrology – 7f in 1:25.20
(2/2) at Santa Anita Park.
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J W Blue (#50) breezed 4f in :48
(2/31) at Oaklawn
Park. He is expected to be part of the Rebel field. Tech Fall (#90)
traveled 4f in :48.60 (5/31) at Oaklawn
Park. Prime Cut (#133)
went 5f in 1:00.20 (3/23) at Fair Grounds.
Astrology will not make his first
start of the season in the Rebel Stakes. He is running out of time to make the Derby. Sweet Ducky has been sold to Chechen
President Ramzan Kadyrov and will make his next start in Dubai’s UAE Derby on March 26. Tampa Bay
Derby hero Watch Me Go has been nominated to the Kentucky Derby.