Trainer Mike Maker discusses the April 29 workout by General a Rod and how other Derby horses are doing. Mike mentions how General a Rod handles an off track. read blog
Grade II winner Awesome Baby handily completed five furlongs in 1:01.40 April 14 at Santa Anita Park as the daughter of Awesome Again continues preparations for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 2 at Churchill Downs.
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Mucho Macho Man breezed three furlongs at Gulfstream Park early the morning of Dec. 7, marking his first workout since capturing the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 2.
Last year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Little Mike breezed four furlongs in :50.80 June 11 on the Churchill Downs turf in preparation for a start in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 6 at Monmouth Park.
Trainer Todd Pletcher talking about April 21 workouts by Kentucky Derby contenders Revolutionary and Verrazano. watch video
On a cool morning Oct. 26 at Keeneland, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned in a workmanlike breeze preparing for his upcoming start in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.
Fox Hill Farm's Havre de Grace turned in a smooth five-furlong work Oct. 24 at Keeneland in preparation for the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Eclipse Award finalist Blind Luck was one of 307 recorded workouts on Santa Anita's Pro-Ride surface Jan. 24.
Friesan Fire, one of the top choices for the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed five furlongs at Keeneland the morning of April 14.
WarMonger and Pioneerof The Nile among horses posting workouts this weekend.
Big Brown brought smiles to the faces of his connections June 3 after a crucial five-furlong breeze in 1:00 on Belmont Park's main track shortly before 9 a.m. EDT.
With Calvin Borel up, Street Sense had his final work Oct. 23 for the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I) four days later, rolling around the Monmouth Park turn and finishing a five-furlong work in 1:01 1/5.
Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Brother Derek breezed a half-mile in :49 1/5 over a muddy track at Churchill Downs Monday in his final preparation for Saturday's Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Happy Ticket, who gained a lot of believers after a strong second to Ashado in the Oct. 1 Beldame Stakes (gr. I), had her last workout Wednesday morning for Saturday's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).
Saint Liam, the probable favorite for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), had his final work before the $4 million race Monday morning at Aqueduct.
Perfect Drift, whose connections are considering a run in the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), will work Saturday at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville training center.
Rene Riera Jr. has resigned his post as chief state steward following an investigation into his role in distribution of a misleading workout time at Hawthorne Race Course.
Heritage of Gold was back out on Churchill Downs' main strip Wednesday morning.
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