• Apr

    26
  • Contender

    Commanding Curve
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 5F in 1:02.60
  • Apr

    26
  • Contender

    Candy Boy
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 5F in 1:00.80

COUNTRY STAR JO DEE MESSINA TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM AT 140th KENTUCKY DERBY

LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, April 25, 2014) –  Multiplatinum and award-winning country music singer and songwriter Jo Dee Messina will perform the national anthem prior to the 140thrunning of the Kentucky Derby® Presented by YUM! Brands® (Grade 1) at historic Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) on Saturday, May 3.  

  • Apr

    25
  • Contender

    Samraat
  • Track (Condition)

    Aqueduct (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 1M in 1:45.91
  • Apr

    25
  • Contender

    Uncle Sigh
  • Track (Condition)

    Belmont Park (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 5F in 1:00.31
  • Apr

    25
  • Contender

    Wicked Strong
  • Track (Condition)

    Belmont Park (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 7F in 1:27.11

Empress of Midway, Now Co-Owned by Pitino, Works; In Tune, Room Service Out / Longines Kentucky Update, Friday, April 25

UNTAPABLE (No. 1) – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable galloped 1 ½ miles under exercise rider Angel Garcia before the Friday morning renovation break for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Ride On Curlin Gallop Impresses Gowan / Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands Update for Friday, April 25

CALIFORNIA CHROME (No. 1) – Steven Coburn and Perry Martin’s California Chrome is scheduled to work Saturday morning at 7:30 (Pacific Time) at Los Alamitos.

Samraat, Wicked Strong, Uncle Sigh work in New York

The New York-based trio of Samraat, Wicked Strong, and Uncle Sigh had their final major preps for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby Friday morning, with Samraat working a mile at Aqueduct and Wicked Strong and Uncle Sigh breezing seven and five furlongs, respectively, over Belmont Park's training track.

Derby hopeful Pablo del Monte puts in final move at Keeneland

Blue Grass third-place finisher Pablo del Monte has 20 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and is 22nd on the list of point earners vying for the 20 positions in the starting gate for the May 3 race. On Friday morning, breeder, trainer and co-owner Wesley Ward worked the Giant's Causeway colt six furlongs in 1:11 1/5 over Keeneland's Polytrack to prepare for a possible start in the race.