workouts for today (Monday, April 4)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works included
a strong six furlong move from impressive Rebel Stakes winner The Factor. Bob
Baffert’s fleet colt is expected to make his next start in the April 16 Arkansas Derby.
Anthony’s Cross worked 5f in preparation for Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby.
#3 The Factor – 6f in 1:11.40
(4/26) at Santa Anita.
#11 Anthony’s Cross – 5f in :59.80
(4/26) at Hollywood
#48 Wilkinson – Breezed 4f
in :49.20 (3/22) at Churchill Downs.
#57 Comma To The Top – 5f in
1:02.40 (20/26) at Hollywood
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Other April 4 Works:
Lil Bit O’Fun (#60) breezed 4f in
:49 (23/38) at Keeneland. Tech Fall (#76) uncorked a 5f bullet in :59 (1/16) at
Delaware Park. I’m Steppin’ It Up (#81) drilled a
5f bullet in 1:00.80 (1/7) at Tampa
Bay. Indian Winter (#85) traveled
4f in :48.40 (13/43) at Santa Anita. Beamer (#89) breezed 4f in :52.40 (19/22)
at Churchill Downs. Humble And Hungry (#92) went 3f in :35.80 at Sagamore Farm.
Runflatout (#99) worked 4f in :46.60 (3/34) at Hollywood Park.
Dialed In earned a disappointing
93 BSF in the Florida Derby. Tampa Bay Derby hero Watch Me Go makes his next
start in the April 9 Illinois Derby. Santiva will likely take on 9 or 10
foes in the April 16 Blue Grass Stakes.