Originally posted Feb. 23, 2020
Sir Rick (8-5 favorite) took it to 'em in the Mine That Bird Derby. Top Draw challenged him through far turn, faded, but still finished second, followed by Stackin Silver, Tappin Fora Dance, Jungle Runner. Five ran.
Final time was 1:44.23 after initial splits set by Sir Rick of 24.26, 48.25 and 1:13.15. All five runners were well separated at the finish.
Sir Rick is not Triple Crown-nominated. Top Draw is Triple Crown-nominated.
Sir Rick is likely to contest the $700,000 Sunland Derby.