With the serious workouts over and a bit of a lull in activity before Saturday's second leg of the Triple Crown, Thursday's Alibi Breakfast was conducted on a lighter note.
Old Deuteronomy, who was scheduled to enter stud this year for $4,000 at John T.L. Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac Farm near Lexington, instead will sell at William Inglis and Son bloodstock sale in Australia April 16.
Champion Deep Impact will make his last appearance in Japan late Saturday night in the Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I) before embarking on an overseas trip to France for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 1.
Deep Impact, Japan's 2005 Horse of the Year, justified his 1-10 price with a record-smashing win in the Tenno Sho (Spring) (Jpn-I) at 3,200 meters (1.98 miles) at Kyoto racecourse Sunday.
Favored Symboli Kris S bowed out in style, winning Sunday's Arima Kinen (Jpn-I) by nine lengths for his second straight victory in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Most Popular Stories
- Sisterly Love Scores Doubledogdare Upset
- Mine That Bird Still Flies in Kentucky
- Speightstown Colt Works Quick Quarter at OBS
- TimeformUS Saturday Stakes Plays
- Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Begins New Era
- Churchill Derby, Oaks Security Plan Released
- Samraat, Uncle Sigh Work at Belmont
- A Case for Full Siblings
- Oaklawn Posts Double-Digit Handle Gains
- Mike Mitchell to Step Down as Head Trainer