Take Charge Lady Recovering from Foot Bruise
Date Posted: 5/26/2003 5:23:59 PM

(from Churchill Downs notes)
Trainer Ken McPeek said the odds on Select Stable's Take Charge Lady's participation in the $300,000-added Fleur de Lis (gr. II) on June 14 are improving as she recovers from a bruised foot and a resulting abscess.

"We've had a good last two days," he said. "If I can work her on Sunday, I think she'll run. But I'll have to get her to the race on two works."

The injury knocked the 4-year-old filly out of the Louisville Breeders' Cup (gr. II) on Kentucky Oaks Day.

McPeek said that Minister's Baby, runner-up to So Much More in a
Sunday allowance, would be pointed toward the Fleur de Lis.


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