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Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (4-2-11)

Premier Pegasus

Kentucky Derby contender 

 workouts for today (Saturday, April 2) 

(with HRN Derby rankings):

 

Today's Derby contender works included a five furlong bullet from impressive San Felipe winner Premier Pegasus. He usually gets a stiff morning move a week prior to running and he goes next in the Santa Anita Derby on April 9.     

 

#2 Premier Pegasus – 5f bullet in :59.20 (1/17) at Santa Anita.

#8 Santiva - Breezed 6f in 1:13.50 (1/2) at Palm Meadows.

#11 Bench Points - 5f in :59.80 (4/17) at Santa Anita.

#12 Jaycito – 6f in 1:13.40 (3/4) at Santa Anita. 

#29 Pluck- 5f (turf) in 1:05.90 (3/12) at Palm Meadows.

#35 Alternation - 5f breeze in 1:01.40 (6/37) at Oaklawn Park.

 

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Other April 2 Works:

 

Fort Larned (#75) went 4f in :52.80 (19/20) at Churchill Downs. Manicero (#85) drilled a bullet 5f in 1:01 (1/32) at Calder. Ronin Dax (#142) breezed 4f in :49.40 (19/60) at Tampa Bay. Maybesomaybenot (#143) worked 4f in :52.40 (7/10) at Churchill (training track). Adulare, Bail Out The Cat, Casper's Touch, Justin Phillip, Pleasant Run, Private Prize, and Strike Oil also worked on Saturday. 

 

April 1 Works:

 

Caleb’s Posse (#23) worked 5f in 1:01.20 (3/31) at Oaklawn Park. Willcox Inn (#49) went 5f in :59.40 (3/22) at Keeneland. Washington’s Rules (#90) breezed 4f in :48.40 (12/34) at Keeneland. Lumberyard Jack (#91) traveled 5f in :59.80 (4/22) at Keeneland. Also working on Friday were Grind (Churchill Downs), Rocking Out (Gulfstream), and Zoebear (Fairmount Park).

 

 

Notes:

 

Patrick Valenzuela will ride Indian Winter in the Santa Anita Derby. Uncle Mo leads the way at 3-1 in the pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which ends it run at 6:00 p.m. Eastern on Sunday. 

 

 

 

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Older Comments about Today's Kentucky Derby Contender Works (4-2-11)...

This report is typically posted in the morning and updated later in the day. Bench Points worked 5f on Sat. Anthony's Cross last worked on 3-28.
Where is the post for anthony's cross and bench points? Top 20 rankings.

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