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Wednesday Morning's Derby Trail Notes


There's not a whole lot to report today, but some of the workouts are instructive as always. Highlights from updates to our Looking Good, Worth Watching and Just In Case pages. Refer to those pages for details.

Bob Baffert's 3YO CODE WEST (Worth Watching) worked Tuesday, his first since he was edged by a nose in the Risen Star, four in :48.60 (23/46) at SA.

Jerry Hollendorfer's HEAR THE GHOST (Just In Case) Tuesday worked for the San Felipe, the sixth one since 2d in the San Pedro, four in :48.60 (3/21) at BHP.

Nick Zito's MIDNITE POPPA (Just In Case) Tuesday breezed on firm turf, four in :51.60 (8/10) at PMM. Was an also-ran in the Sam Davis.

Wayne Lukas' OXBOW (Worth Watching), a close fourth in the Risen Star, Tuesday breezed six in 1:13.80 (2/2) at OP and is headed to the Rebel under Mike Smith.

Mark Casse's UNCAPTURED (Looking Good) Tuesday breezed at Ocala Training Center, but details of the work are unpublished at this post.

Lukas' WILL TAKE CHARGE (Worth Watching) Tuesday breezed six in 1:13.60 (1/2) at OP, his second move since the Southwest.

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