Busy April 27 Work Tab at Churchill Downs

Busy April 27 Work Tab at Churchill Downs
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Revolutionary works towards the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs 4/27/2013.
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With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

Here is a capsule look at which horses breezed, with the respective workout times and fractional splits over the fast main track. Additional information will be available at bloodhorse.com later.

Verrazano  , breezing in company with 6-year-old stakes-placed mare Authenticity, 5 furlongs; Verrazano :59 2/5 and Authencity :59 4/5. Verrazano started one length behind and finished one length in front. Splits :11 4/5, :23 1/5, 35, :47. Out 1:13.

Frac Daddy (inside) and Java's War (outside), in company, 5 furlongs in 1:02, with splits of :12 2/5, :24 4/5, and :37. Frac Daddy galloped out 6 furlongs in1:14 4/5 and Java's War in 1:16 3/5.

Overanalyze   and Palace Malice, in company. Overanalyze started one length back and they finished evenly. Palace Malice, 4 furlongs in :47 1/5, with splits of :12, :23 3/5, and :35 2/5. Galloped out 5 furlongs in :59 4/5. Overanalyze, 4 furlongs in :47, with splits of :12, :23 2/5, :35 1/5; galloped out 5 furlongs in :59 3/5 and 1:13 2/5.

Revolutionary and Charming Kitten, in company. Revolutionary, 4 furlongs in :48 1/5 and Charming Kitten  4 furlongs in :48 2/5, with splits of :24 4/5, and :36 2/5. Revolutionary galloped out 5 furlongs in 1:00 3/5 and 6 furlongs in 1:14 4/5.

Black Onyx, in company with Nowhere to Hide, 4 furlongs in :48 3/5. Black Onyx started eight lengths behind Nowhere to Hide and finished one length ahead, in splits of :12 1/5, :24 1/5, and :36 1/5. Galloped out 5 furlongs in 1:02 2/5.

Mylute, with jockey Rosie Napravnik aboard, 4 furlongs in :50 3/5, splits of :12 3/5, :25, and :37 3/5. Galloped out 5 furlongs in 1:05 4/5.

Normandy Invasion, 5 furlongs in :59, splits of :11 4/5, :23 1/5, :34 4/5 and , 46 3/5. Galloped out 6 furlongs in 1:11 4/5.
 

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