Startac Works Toward California Derby Start
Updated: Sunday, April 8, 2001 6:22 PM
Posted: Sunday, April 8, 2001 6:22 PM
Simon Bray-trained Startac, who was scratched out of Saturday's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), worked over Hollywood Park's main track Sunday in preparation for a start in Saturday's $200,000 California Derby at Bay Meadows.
Startac, a son of Theatrical out of Tenga, by Mr. Prospector, completed his six furlong work in 1:12 1/5 on a fast track. Startac was bred by the late Allen Paulson.
Startac's most recent race was at Golden Gate Fields, a disappointing second-place finish in the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III), in which he finished seven lengths behind Hoovergetthekeys.
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