Kentucky Derby Workout Report: April 10, 2017

“Breezing” or “breezed” indicates the horse was not under strong urging. “Handily” indicates the horse was under urging from its rider. Numbers in parentheses represent the ranking among other horses that worked that day at the specified distance and track.

Conquest Mo Money: 4/6 – The Grade 3 Sunland Derby runner-up, whose connections will have to pay a $200,000 fee if they decide to supplement him to the Kentucky Derby, breezed five furlongs in 1:03.20 (2/3) on Sunland Park’s fast oval to prepare for a planned start in Oaklawn Park’s April 15 Grade 1 Arkansas Derby. 

Convict Pike: 4/8 – Ashbrook Farm’s graded stakes placed colt breezed four furlongs over Keeneland’s fast main track in :49.00 (45/119) in advance of a probable start there in the Grade 3 Lexington Stakes on April 15.

Fast and Accurate: 4/8 – The longshot winner of Turfway Park’s Grade 3 Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes, whose connections plan to supplement him to the Kentucky Derby, breezed four furlongs in :47.60 (4/16) on Churchill Downs’ fast training track.

Malagacy: 4/8 – Trainer Todd Pletcher’s Grade 2 Rebel Stakes hero had his final work for the April 15 Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, a five-furlong breeze over a fast surface at Palm Beach Downs in 1:01.45 (2/7).

Silver Dust: 4/7 – Conditioner Randy Morse’s son of Tapit completed preparations for the Arkansas Derby by breezing five furlongs in :59.40 (1/18) on fast dirt at Oaklawn Park.

West Coast: 4/9 – Owner Gary and Mary West’s Flatter colt, who was withdrawn from consideration for the April 8 Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby in favor of the Lexington Stakes, worked five furlongs handily over Santa Anita’s fast course in 1:00.20 (4/74).

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