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AGE OF HUMOR – Trainer Mike Maker reported that Twin Creek Farm’s Age of Humor, stabled at the Trackside Training Center in Louisville, jogged 1 3/8 miles Monday during the 6 o’clock hour with exercise rider Marvin Jiminez in the saddle.
AMERICAN LION – WinStar Farm’s Tiznow colt American Lion breezed five furlongs on 1:02 3/5 over the muddy track Monday morning. Jockey David Flores was in from California to ride the work for trainer Eoin Harty.
WinStar Farm’s Rule will not compete in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Todd Pletcher revealed Monday morning. Winner of the Sam F. Davis (G3) and Delta Jackpot (G3), the dark bay colt was exiting a third as the favorite in the Florida Derby (G1).
Stonestreet Stables and Harold McCormick’s Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year preparing for a start on Friday in the $400,000-added La Troienne Stakes (GII), will work early Monday at Churchill Downs.
AGE OF HUMOR – Trainer Mike Maker reported that Twin Creek Farm’s Age of Humor, stabled at Louisville’s Trackside Training Center, jogged 1 ½ miles Sunday morning during the 6 o’clock hour with exercise rider Marvin Jiminez in the saddle.
AMERICAN LION – WinStar Farm’s American Lion galloped a mile and a half in the sunshine Sunday morning under exercise rider Paul Turner.
Now that Zayat Stable’s early favorite Eskendreya has been knocked out of Saturday’s 136th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!