Triple Crown Tracker: Updates on racing's 3-year-old stars

Triple Crown Tracker: Updates on racing's 3-year-old stars
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It has been a big few weeks for horses that ran in 2021's classic races, with Mandaloun winning the Haskell Stakes (G1) after Hot Rod Charlie was disqualified. Several 2021 Kentucky Derby runners have also set their possible next races.

2021 Kentucky Derby horses
DerbyHorseLast raceNotes
1stMedina Spirit3rd, Preakness StakesLast worked June 14 at SA.
2ndMandaloun 1st, Haskell Stakes (G1), July 17 at MTHPossible for Travers (G1)
3rdHot Rod CharlieDQ'd, Haskell Stakes (G1)Possible for Pacific Classic (G1)
4thEssential Quality1st Belmont Stakes, June 5Pointed toward Jim Dandy (G2)
5thO Besos2nd Matt Winn (G3), May 29 at CDLast worked 6/29 at CD
6thMidnight BourbonDNF, Haskell StakesRaced Saturday
7thKeepmeinmind3rd, Ohio Derby (G3), 6/26 at TDNWorked 4f Saturday at SAR
8thHelium3rd, War Chant, June 26 at CD 
9thKnown Agenda4th, Belmont StakesNo works since Belmont Stakes
10thHighly MotivatedKentucky DerbyWorked 3f Friday at SAR
11thSainthood5th, Belmont Derby (G1), July 10 at BELPossible for Hall of Fame (G2)
12thLike the King2nd, Kent (G3), July 3 at DELRaced July 3
13thBourbonic5th, Belmont Stakes Worked 4f Friday at BEL
14thHidden StashKentucky DerbyLast worked 6/21 at KEE
15thBrooklyn Strong4th, Pegasus StakesNo works since July 3
16thSuper Stock4th, Iowa Derby, July 2 at PRMRaced 7/2
17thRock Your World6th Belmont StakesPossible for La Jolla Handicap (G3)
18thDynamic OneKentucky DerbyPossible for Curlin Stakes
19thSoup and SandwichKentucky DerbyNo works since Kentucky Derby

Of the 10 Preakness runners, exactly half have raced since.  The winner of the race, Rombauer, will reportedly take 60 days to rest.

2021 Preakness horses
PreaknessHorseLast raceNotes
1stRombauer3rd, Belmont Stakes, June 5.Out for at least 60 days
2ndMidnight BourbonDNF, HaskellNo major injury after Haskell incident
3rdMedina SpiritPreakness
4thKeepmeinmindOhio Derby 
5thCrowded TradePreaknessScratched from SAR allowance Saturday
6thUnbridled HonorPreaknessLast worked 4f June 6 at BEL
7thFrance Go de Ina8th, Belmont Stakes 
8thRisk TakingPreaknessWorked 5f Saturday at SAR
9thConcert TourPreaknessNo works since Preakness
10thRam5th in CD allowance race, June 19Worked 4f Friday at ELP

Several Belmont entrants ran in Saturday's Haskell (G1) at Monmouth Park, including Hot Rod Charlie, who was disqualified from first following an incident involving Midnight Bourbon, who reportedly suffered no lasting injury.

2021 Belmont horses
BelmontHorseLast raceNotes
1stEssential QualityBelmont StakesWorked 5f Saturday at SAR
2ndHot Rod CharlieDQ'd, Haskell StakesRaced Saturday
3rdRombauerBelmont StakesLast worked 7/9 at SA
4thKnown AgendaBelmont Stakes 
5thBourbonicBelmont Stakes 
6thRock Your WorldBelmont StakesWorked 4f Sunday on turf at DMR
7thOvertookBelmont StakesWorked 4f Monday at BEL
8thFrance Go de InaBelmont Stakes

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