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Saturday Morning's Derby Trail Notes


Highlights from updates to our Looking Good, Worth Watching and Just In Case pages. Refer to those pages for details.

Dominick Schettino's ALWAYS IN A TIZ (Worth Watching) yesterday breezed first time since fifth in the Southwest w/ lung infection, five in 1:02.20 (7/23) at OP.

Bob Baffert's DEN'S LEGACY (Worth Watching) now said to be possible for the San Felipe.

Agent Tony Matos said Garrett Gomez would ride Ken McPeek's FRAC DADDY (Worth Watching) in the Spiral if he goes. Possible at this point.

Baffert's GOVENOR CHARLIE (Just In Case) yesterday breezed for the first time since wininng a SA MSW on Feb. 17, five in 1:00.80 (10/30) at SA.

Jerry Hollendorfer's HEAR THE GHOST (Just In Case) being pointed to the San Felipe.

Oscar Garcia's JUST WIN BABY (to be added to Just In Case) will run next in the Sunland Derby.

John Shirreffs' OMEGA STAR (Worth Watching) being pointed to the San Felipe.

Baffert's SHAKIN IT UP (Worth Watching) yesterday worked for the first time since winning the San Vicente on Feb. 17, five in 1:00.60 (6/30) at SA.

Paul Aguirre's TIZ A MINISTER (Worth Watching) working right along, yesterday going six in 1:14.00 (6/10) at BHP. San Felipe next.


Tampa Bay Derby probables as of March 1: Dynamic Sky, Falling Sky, Honorable Dillon, Java's War, Offlee Fast, Purple Egg and Verrazano.

San Felipe Probables as of March 1: Flashback, Goldencents, Hear the Ghost, Kochees, Omega Star, Salutos Amigos and Tiz a Minister. Den’s Legacy is considered possible.


Promoted Tiz a Minister to Worth Watching. San Felipe next.

Demoted Bern Identity to Just In Case. Still no workouts since the Holy Bull.

Demoted Bold Dance to Just In Case. Absent from the worktab.

Demoted Midnite Poppa to Just In Case. Doesn't seem to be moving in the right direction.

Demoted My Name Is Michael to Just In Case. Still off the tab since the Sam Davis.

Deleted Valid from Worth Watching. Pulled a quarter in the Withers and is out until April or May.

Deleted Air Squadron, Distinctiv Passion, Mentor Cane, Mountain Eagle, Mudflats from Just In Case.


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