Mrs. John Magnier’s Master of Hounds, who was beaten a nose in the March 26 UAE Derby (UAE-II) in his 3-year-old debut, could make his next start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Aidan O’Brien told the British website “And They’re Off.”
The other option would be the Qipco Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I)
Master of Hounds, a son of Kingmambo – Silk and Scarlet, by Sadler's Wells, bred in Kentucky by Silk and Scarlet Syndicate, ran an exceptionally game race in the 1 3/16-mile UAE Derby, losing a head bob to the Godolphin-owned filly Khawlah, winner of the Al Tayer Motors UAE Oaks (UAE-III).
It was his first start since finishing sixth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. II). Prior to that he was third in the group I Racing Post Trophy.
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“The Kentucky Derby is a great race. He handled the surface well out in