Keyword: Derby works

  • Sidney's Candy worked six furlongs in 1:11 3/5 the morning of Saturday, April 24.
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    Sidney's Candy Impressive in 6F Work

    Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Sidney's Candy continued to show his affinity for Churchill Downs when he zipped six furlongs in 1:11 3/5 at Churchill Downs on the morning of Saturday, April 24.

  • Borrego among Derby hopefuls getting in a rain-soaked work on Sunday morning.

    Wimbledon, Borrego Log Works After the Break

    Sunday morning's heavy downpour subsided just in time for James McIngvale's <b>Wimbledon</b> to work shortly after the renovation break with regular exercise rider Dana Barnes aboard. The big gray son of Wild Rush posted a bullet five furlongs in :59 2/5 over a sloppy main track at Churchill Downs.

  • The Sunday morning surface.

    Friends Lake Slogs Five Furlongs in 1:03

    Friends Lake, who has not started since winning the Florida Derby (gr. I) on March 13, worked five furlongs in 1:03 during heavy rain at Churchill Downs Sunday morning. Light rain started falling around 5:30 a.m., and the heavens opened up just after 6, rendering the track surface, already heavy with water from rains earlier in the week, to slop.

  • Trainer Todd Pletcher worked his Derby pair Sunday morning.

    Pletcher Pair Drill Before the Downpour; Footnotes Handles Footing

    Trainer Todd Pletcher worked his pair of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopefuls on Sunday morning before an early morning deluge at Churchill Downs. Dogwood Stable's Limehouse was officially clocked in 1:01 for five furlongs, while David Moore's Edgewood Farm's Pollard's Vision was timed going the same distance in 1:00 4/5. Also on the track early was Read the Footnotes.