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Kentucky Derby and Horse Racing at The Downey Profile®

Friday Morning's Derby Trail Notes

4/12/2013

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

“He came out of the Santa Anita Derby great,” Doug O’Neill said yesterday of GOLDENCENTS. “He was back on the track for the first time today, jogging, and at this point, we would work him nine days out and fly him (to Kentucky) seven days out. That’s the tentative game plan. he fact that he’s traveled to New York, traveled to Louisiana, and he’s a pretty well-seasoned 3-year-old, has us pretty excited as well.”

GOVENOR CHARLIE worked four at SA yesterday under Martin Garcia with stable mate Brannaman in 48.20. “He went very nice,” Bob Baffert said.

ITSMYLUCKYDAY yesterday breezed five in 1:01.00 (1/9) at CRC, his first move since the Florida Derby.

REVOLUTIONARY will arrive at Churchill Downs today and VERRAZANO on Sunday. Both will be in barn 34.

RECORDS AND STATS

The Blue Grass stakes record on Keeneland's Polytrack surface is: 1:47.94, set last year by Dullahan.

Average winning Beyer Speed Figure in the Blue Grass since 1992 is 103.76. Comparable fig for the Arkansas Derby is 103.05.

TV AND RADIO

NBC/NBC Sports Network will cover the Blue Grass and Arkansas Derby from 4:30 to 7:00 ET Saturday on its Road to the Ky Derby series. HRRN will cover those races live from 4:00-7:00 ET on Sirius 93 and online at www.horseracingradio.net.

 

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