It may not be worth points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), but the $750,000 Illinois Derby (gr. III) drew a packed field of 14, including some familiar names, when entries were taken April 17
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Agustin C. Bezara|
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Owner||Stipa Racing Stable, Inc.|
|Breeder||Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm, LLC|
|Narvaez View Five-Cross Pedigree||Holy Bull||Great Above|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mighty White Stallion||Pauls Mill Bloodstock, agent for Hargus & Sandra Sexton and Silver Fern Farm||$40,000|
Trainer Shug McGaughey said he was waiting for Orb to take him to Louisville, and the Hall of Fame conditioner should be on his way with the colt's big win in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30.
Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile in :49 2/5 on the morning of March 23 at Calder Casino & Race Course for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. in final preparation for the upcoming $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).
|Will Take Charge|
|Mucho Macho Man|