Kentucky Oaks Fillies Working
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contender Diplomat Lady worked a half-mile in :48.20 after the renovation break at Churchill Downs April 24. The move was the third fastest at the distance. She galloped out five furlongs in 1:02.20. Deputizing for husband, trainer Chris Paash, Bonnie Paasch said the work was moved up a day because of the threat of rain. "We got a beautiful track today and Chris said he wanted to get a good work in her of about 48 (seconds)," Bonnie Paasch said. "I think he is planning to work her again Sunday (April 30) or Monday (May 1)."Ashland Stakes winner Bushfire galloped 1 1/2 miles over the Polytrack training surface at Keeneland under exercise rider Lorina Andersen April 24. Trainer Eddie Kenneally plans to work the daughter of Louis Quatorze April 28 or April 29 at Keeneland then ship to Churchill Downs April 30. The Doug O'Neill-trained Itty Bitty Pretty galloped 1 1/4 miles under exercise rider Luis Rodriguez at Churchill Downs April 24. The daughter of El Corredor is owned by Jason Wood and STD Racing Stable.Trainer Dallas Stewart sent Lemons Forever to the racetrack for an April 24 jog. The daughter of Lemon Drop Kid , who will be ridden in the Oaks by Mark Guidry, is scheduled to work April 29. Miss Norman made her first trip to the main track at Churchill Downs April 24 to gallop 1 1/4 miles under exercise rider Amy Peters. Owner Greg Norman said trainer Karin Long would arrive in Louisville April 28 from her Southern California base and that the daughter of Artax would work seven furlongs April 29. Press Camp, owned by Peters Stables, Rancho San Miguel, and Matthew Shaver, galloped 1 1/2 miles under exercise rider Sylvester Jiminez at Bay Meadows April 24. Trainer William Morey said the Comic Strip filly would "most likely" work toward the end of the week at Bay Meadows before shipping to Churchill Downs next week.Santa Anita Oaks runner-up Quiet Kim, owned by Chris Houchin, galloped 1 3/8 miles after the renovation break with exercise rider Gerardo Morales at Churchill Downs April 24. Trainer Bob Hess is scheduled to arrive in Louisville April 26-27.The Mark Casse-trained Top Notch Lady galloped 1 1/2 miles under exercise rider Jose Castanon after the renovation break at Churchill Downs April 24. The Sultry Song filly, winner of the Bourbonette Breeders' Cup (gr. III), is scheduled to work April 27. Arindel Farm's Wait a While jogged under exercise rider Frederick Buscialle April 24. The daughter of Maria's Mon worked four furlongs in :49 April 22 for trainer Todd Pletcher. Wait a While won the Davona Dale (gr. II) and was second in the Ashland.
Date Posted: 4/25/2006 11:39:21 AM
Last Updated: 4/25/2006 12:05:10 PM
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