workouts for today (Tuesday, March 1)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a six furlong move from Astrology. The Steve Asmussen runner has worked five
times this year and could make his first outing of the season in the March 12
San Felipe. Preachintothedevil worked four furlongs in advance of the March 5
#25 Astrology – Handy 6f
move in 1:12.60 (10/21) at Santa Anita.
#47 Beamer – Breezed 5f in
1:03 (5/9) at Palm Meadows.
#39 Preachintothedevil – 4f in
:47.88 (3/20) at Belmont
#97 Smash – 4f in :50
(40/48) at Santa Anita.
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Bail Out The Cat (#116) breezed 4f
in :49.60 (9/21) at Palm Meadows. Acaffella (#135) went 3f in :37.60 (11/15) at
Santa Anita. J W Blue (#141) traveled 4f in :48 (3/56) at Oaklawn.
Crossbow is off the Kentucky Derby trail with a bone chip in his right front ankle. The draw for the Gotham Stakes (G3)
will take place Wednesday and the list of candidates includes Dawly,
Monzon, Nacho Saint, Norman Asbjornson, Preachintothedevil, Rescind The Trade, Stay
Thirsty, and Toby’s Corner.