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Borel, Leparoux Sidelined by Injury; Stay Put Works Six Furlongs for Belmont Stakes Bid

BACK INJURY SIDELINES LEPAROUX; EYE INFECTION DERAILS BOREL – It appears the spill that jockey Julien Leparoux took last Friday in Pimlico’s Black-Eyed Susan (GII) was more serious than initially believed.

Preakness Runner-Up First Dude Back Home, While Blame Has Stephen Foster On The Horizon

PREAKNESS RUNNER-UP FIRST DUDE BACK AT CHURCHILL, SET FOR NEXT STOP IN BELMONT STAKES – Donald Dizney’s First Dude did not win the second jewel of the Triple Crown, but trainer Dale Romans could not have been much happier had he managed to hold off Lookin At Lucky in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness (Grade I) at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course.

Derby 136 Players Dean's Kitten, Belmont-Bound Stately Victor Work, While Brass Hat Tunes Up for Louisville 'Cap Defense

DERBY 136 PLAYERS STATELY VICTOR, DEAN’S KITTEN WORK AT TRACKSIDE LOUISVILLE – With the experience of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Filly Turf Heroine Tapitsfly Back In Romans' Barn; Foster Hopes Macho Again, Arson Squad Work

BREEDERS’ CUP WINNER TAPITSFLY BACK IN ROMANS BARN – Trainer Dale Romans’ attention has been focused in recent days on his pair of contenders for Saturday’s Preakness (Grade I) – Donegal Racing’s Paddy O’Prado, the third-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Borel Happy With Super Saver, Post Position for Preakness 135

BOREL HAPPY WITH SUPER SAVER, PREAKNESS POST – A winner of three of last four runnings of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), jockey Calvin Borel will bid Saturday for his second consecutive victory in the $1 million Preakness, the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown, aboard WinStar Farm’s Derby winner Super Saver.

Romans-Trained Preakness Duo Completes Local Preps ... Baffert Tabs Garcia ... Mission Impazible to skip Preakness

ROMANS DUO COMPLETES CHURCHILL PREPARATIONS FOR PREAKNESS – Routine gallops were the order of the day on Tuesday for a pair of Preakness contenders trained by Louisville native Dale Romans, who is looking forward to saddling his double-barreled bid for a first victory in a Triple Crown classic.

Derby Winner Super Saver Works Under Borel; Gomez Gets Acquainted with Dublin; Rachel Returns to Work Tab

DERBY WINNER SUPER SAVER WORKS THREE FURLONGS IN :36.60 – WinStar Farm’s Super Saver worked three furlongs in :36.60 under jockey Calvin Borel after renovation break over a track rated as “fast.”
Working on his own, Super Saver notched fractions of :12.40, :36.60, out a half in :49.20 and five-eighths in 1:02. The move was fifth fastest of 29 at the distance.

Pletcher's Aikenite Works for Preakness, Derby Winner Super Saver to Breeze on Monday

DOGWOOD’S PREAKNESS HOPE AIKENITE WORKS FIVE FURLONGS FOR PLETCHER; SUPER SAVER SET TO WORK MONDAY – Dogwood Stable’s Aikenite tuned up for an anticipated run in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (Grade I) by working five furlongs in company in 1:01.40.

Romans' First Dude Fires A Bullet In Preakness Work

FIRST DUDE WORKS BULLET FIVE-EIGHTHS FOR PREAKNESS – Donald Dizney’s First Dude punched his ticket to Baltimore with a bullet, five-furlong work in 1:00.60 under Tammy Fox after the morning renovation break.

Conveyance No Longer Being Considered for Preakness Bid ... Lenclud Celebrates First Three-Win Day

CONVEYANCE REMOVED FROM PREAKNESS CONSIDERATION – Three-time Kentucky Derby (GI)-winning trainer Bob Baffert reduced his list of Preakness prospects in half Friday morning by declaring Zabeel Racing International’s Southwest Stakes (GIII) winner Conveyance out of the second jewel of the Triple Crown.