Coming off a disappointing last-place finish in the March 15 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III), Robert LaPenta's War Pass has drawn post position number five in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I), an April 5 prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). The Wood has attracted a field of 10 3-year-old contenders, including Court Vision, Tale of Ekati, Anak Nakal, and the Todd Pletcher-trained Texas Wildcatter.
$750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I), 1 1/8 miles for 3-year-olds, dirt
PP, Horse, Jockey
1. Texas Wildcatter, Eibar Coa
2. Spurrier, Stewart Elliott
3a. Court Vision, Garrett Gomez
4. First Commandment, Mike Luzzi
5. War Pass, Cornelio Velasquez
6. Roman Emperor, Jeremy Rose
7. Giant Moon, Jorge Chavez
8. Tale of Ekati, Edgar Prado
9a. Inner Light , C.C. Lopez
10. Anak Nakal, Alan Garcia
An in-depth preview of the Wood will be available shortly.