Friday, April 26, 2013
ITSMYLUCKDAY DEPARTS FOR CHURCHILL DOWNS
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (April 26, 2013) – Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s Itsmyluckyday, winner of the Foolish Pleasure Stakes and the Fasig-Tipton Dash at Calder Casino & Race Course in 2012 and a leading contender for this year’s Kentucky Derby off his second-place finish in the Grade 1 Florida Derby, cleared the Calder stable gate at approximately 5 p.m. Friday aboard a Brook Ledge van bound for Louisville where he will start in this year’s ‘Run for the Roses’ on May 4.
Itsmyluckday is scheduled to arrive at Churchill Downs at 10 a.m. Saturday and will gallop over the track leading up to the race.
The son of Lawyer Ron worked one mile in 1:43.20 at Calder on April 18 in his final serious tune-up for the race. The colt returned to breeze an easy half-mile in in :53 on Thursday, one day ahead of his departure.
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