Saturday’s Grade 1 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct is worth a cool $1
million and provides New York sophomores a final chance to qualify for Kentucky Derby 2012 on graded earnings.
(8-5) is 4-for-4 and needs a top two finish to make the starting gate
on the first Saturday in May. The sharp early-pressing type exits a
romping tally over G3 Illinois Derby favorite Currency Swap in his Gulfstream return and tries to avoid a bounce while returning in three weeks.
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(8-1) might be a cut below but he looks like the value play in this
spot. The Kelly Breen trainee should sit a decent tactical journey and
his numbers are on the rise. He gets away from Hansen after finishing behind the juvenile champ in the G3 Holy Bull and G3 Gotham.