Colonel John has been installed as a slight favorite over El Gato Malo in the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 5. A larger-than-expected field of 11 was entered in the 1 1/8-mile synthetic track test for 3-year-olds.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2005
Sham Stakes winner Colonel John, one of the favorites for the April 5 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and a major Triple Crown contender, worked six furlongs in 1:10.80 March 31 at Santa Anita Park.
|Jockey||Russell A. Baze|
|Owner||Bongo Racing Stable|
|Breeder||William A. Marquard & Maz|
|Meetingwithdestiny View Five-Cross Pedigree||Belong to Me||Danzig|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bongo Racing||Darby Dan Farm, agent||$40,000|
|Two-year-old||Bob Feld Bloodstock||Leprechaun Racing, agent||$85,000|