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Intense Holiday Sharp in Final Work; Ring Weekend, Bayern Out - Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Update for Sunday, April 27

| Churchill Downs | 04/27/2014 #
  • Intense Holiday cruised away from stablemate We Miss Artie (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)

  • Arkansas Derby winner Danza got the best of stablemate Vinceremos in their work (Reed Palmer,Churchill Downs)

  • Kentucky Oaks favorite Untapable cruised a half-mile in her final pre-race work (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)

  • New York-based Uncle Sigh got a feel for the Churchill Downs track (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)

  • The Bob Baffert-trained Chitu lost a shoe during his final pre-Derby work (Reed Palmer, CD)

  • Kentucky Oaks hope Kiss Moon breezed for trainer David Vance (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)

A parade of contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the Longines Kentucky Oaks worked Sunday morning at Churchill Downs, with Tood Pletcher-trained Derby contenders Intense Holiday and Danza turning in eye-catching efforts.  Also, it was announced Sunday that two possible Derby contenders - Ring Weekend and Bayern - are no longer being considered for the race.

Click here to link to a PDF copy of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Update for Sunday, April 27.