Vyjack, whose four-race winning streak at the Big A ended with his third-place finish in the Wood, returned from his efforts in good
order save for some mucous detected in a post-race examination, said trainer Rudy Rodriguez.
“He came back good, he ate good, he walked good this morning,”
said Rodriguez of the Pick Six Racing color-bearer. “There was some
mucous when we scoped him, nothing
bad. I don’t want to use that as an excuse. I’m proud of the way he
Rodriguez said the gelding will be treated with antibiotics for a few days and remains on target for the Kentucky Derby.
“It’s like human beings, we get a little cold for a couple of
days,” said Rodriguez. “We’ll clean it up, we’ll check him out again,
and move forward. He ran a good race
against a good horse.”