Update on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Contenders training

Training results at Churchill Downs

Derby Contenders Friday works:

Half – Mile Works:

Audible, 49.40 Javier Castellano up.

Magnum Moon, 47.40 Nick Bush up.

Vino Rosso, 47.20 John Velazquez up.

Lone Sailor, 48:00 James Graham up.

Noble Indy worked five furlongs in 1:01.60 with Florent Geroux up.

Justify worked seven furlongs in 1:25.20 at Santa Anita.

Derby Contenders Saturday works:

Half-Mile works:

Good Magic worked in 49.40.

Promises Fulfilled in 48:00.

Flameaway worked in 47.80.

Free Drop Billy worked in 49.40.

Five furlongs:

Bravazo worked five furlongs in 1:01.40.

My Boy Jack worked five furlongs in 1:03.20.

Training Updates .

Bravazo galloped 1 ½ miles Friday with exercise rider Danielle Rosier aboard for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.

Combatant galloped 1 ½ miles Friday 0 for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen.

Dream Baby Dream galloped 1 ½ miles. He is No. 22 on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard.

Flameaway galloped 1 ½ miles under exercise rider Chris Garraway for trainer Mark Casse.

Free Drop Billy and Promises Fulfilled galloped 1 ½ miles for trainer Dale Romans Friday morning. Both horses are expected to breeze Saturday morning at 7:30, according to Romans.

Good Magic galloped 1 1/2 miles at 7:30 a.m. with regular exercise rider Walter Malasquez aboard.

Hofburg galloped about 1 1/2 miles at 7:30 a.m., followed by a visit to the starting gate. Hofburg is expected to work Sunday.

Justify breezed seven furlongs in 1:25.20 under Drayden Van Dyke. Santa Anita clockers recorded splits of :24.60, :36.40, :48.40, 1:00.60 and 1:12.60.

Solomini is expected to work Saturday or Sunday at Santa Anita Park.

Lone Sailor completed his major preparations for the Kentucky Derby with a half-mile breeze in :48 and galloped out five -furlongs in 1:00.60.

My Boy Jack galloped 1 ½ miles under exercise rider Peedy Landry.


Blamed jogged three-quarters of a mile and then galloped a mile under exercise rider Luis Rojero. Blamed is schedule to work Saturday morning with Robby Albarado aboard. Blamed had a paddock schooling session Thursday.

Chocolate Martini galloped one mile then breezed five furlongs in :58.80 in company with stablemate Tied Up.

Classy Act breezed four furlongs in :47 Friday morning for trainer Bret Calhoun.

With jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. on board, the filly worked through opening eighth-mile fractions in :12.20, :23.40 and :35.20 before galloping out five furlongs in 1:00.80, according to Churchill Downs clocker John Nichols.

Patrona Margarita breezed a maintenance half-mile in :50.80 with exercise rider Simon Camacho up. The Texas-bred worked through splits of :13 and 25.20 before galloping out five furlongs in 1:04.40 and three-quarters of a mile in 1:17.80.

Coach Rocks completed her major preparations for the Oaks with a five-furlong work in 1:00.20 and galloping out seven furlongs in 1:27.20 for trainer Dale Romans.

Heavenhasmynikki worked five furlongs in 1:01 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:15.20. The five-eighths move was the 10th fastest of 43 at the distance.

Heavenhasmynikki, who has not started since March 3 and is 17th on the Oaks leaderboard, will need three defections from the list of Oaks probables when entries are taken Monday.

Monomoy Girl and Sassy Sienna galloped 1 ½ miles at 7:30 Friday morning.

Both fillies are scheduled to breeze Saturday, according to Cox.

Kelly’s Humor also galloped 1 ½ miles Friday morning at 7:30 but needs four defections to make the race.

My Miss Lilly walked the shedrow a day after working a half-mile in :48.80 for trainer Mark Hennig.

Rayya is expected to work at Santa Anita Park this weekend for three-time Kentucky Oaks-winning trainer Bob Baffert.

Red Ruby is 15th on the Oaks Leaderboard, galloped Friday morning at Keeneland and is scheduled to work there Sunday. She will need for a filly to drop out of the Oaks on Monday to have an opportunity to compete on May 4th.

Wonder Gadot worked a half-mile in 48:20 for trainer Mark Casse. Fractions for the work were :13.20, :25, :37, :48.20 and out five furlongs in 1:01.20.

Oaks Contenders Saturday works:

Fillies that worked four furlongs:

Blamed in 48.40

Monomoy Girl in 49.40

Sassy Siena in 49.20

Filly that worked five furlongs:

Eskimo Kisses in 1:01.20.



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