workouts for today (Saturday, March 19)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a five furlong breeze from Mucho Macho Man in advance of the Louisiana Derby. Blue
Grass hopeful Santiva traveled an easy four furlongs at Palm Meadows.
#3 Mucho Macho Man – Breezed
5f in 1:02.60 (18/25) at Gulfstream
#5 Santiva – 4f in :50.90 (39/49)
at Palm Meadows.
#24 Bind – 4f breeze in :48.40
(17/86) at Fair Grounds.
#57 Manicero – 4f bullet
from the gate in :48.60 (1/65) at Calder.
#66 Indian Winter – 5f in
1:00.60 (14/51) at Santa Anita.
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Shackleford (#86) worked 6f in
1:15.60 (1/2) at Gulfstream. Vengeful Wildcat (#106) went 4f in :50.21 (34/52)
(training track). Casper’s
Touch (#134) breezed 5f in 1:01 (6/25) at Gulfstream. Ronin Dax (#136) traveled
5f in 1:01.20 (4/22) at Tampa
(#137) worked an easy 4f in :49 (4/11) at Churchill (training track). Ghost Is
Clear (#179) dashed 4f in :47.80 (6/86) at Fair Grounds.
Elite Alex is expected to scratch
out of Saturday’s Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park and will run in the March 26
Louisiana Derby instead.