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Willis D. Horton's Will Take Charge
turned in a 1:03.90 five-furlong breeze on the Oklahoma training track
on Tuesday, and Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said the Grade 2 Jim
Dandy runner-up is in good shape as he trains toward the Grade 1, $1
million Travers on August 24.
started out slow but finished up really strong, so we're pleased with
that. I think he's in good shape, and we're headed in the right
direction," said Lukas on Wednesday. "We got what we needed to get out
Take Charge, who won the Grade 2 Rebel in February and competed in all
three legs of the Triple Crown, will have one more breeze prior to the
Travers, according to Lukas.
"We won't do much," said Lukas. "He's dead fit; we've been running him through the Triple Crown, so we won't have to do a lot."