workouts for today (Sunday, Feb. 20)
(with HRN Derby rankings):
Today's Derby contender works featured a five furlong breeze from Uncle Mo. His stablemate Stay Thirsty also went five furlongs at Palm Meadows but the bullet belonged to Holy Bull (G3) runner-up Sweet Ducky. Nacho Business received the four bullet on a busy morning at the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida.
#1 Uncle Mo – Breezed 5f in 1:01.40 (7/22) at Palm Meadows.
#13 Stay Thirsty – Breezed 5f in 1:00.65 (3/22) at Palm Meadows.
#26 Sweet Ducky – 5f bullet in :59.50 at Palm Meadows.
#44 Nacho Business – Bullet 4f in :47 (1/40) at Palm Meadows.
#59 Travelin Man – 4f in :48.90 (9/40) at Palm Meadows.
#68 Populist Politics – 6f in 1:13.80 (2/5) at Fair Grounds.
#73 Cal Nation – Breezed 4f in :50 (25/40) at Palm Meadows.
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Bandbox (#84) worked 5f in :59 at Laurel Park. Prime Cut (#126) breezed 4f in :49.80 (36/87) at Fair Grounds. Ronin Dax (#127) went 4f in :50.40 at Tampa Bay. Razmataz (#155) breezed 4f in :48.90 (9/40) at Palm Meadows. Arch Traveler (#156) exercised 6f in 1:14.90 at Palm Meadows.