Tuesday, March 27 2012

Kentucky Derby 138 contender Prospective breezes five furlongs at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, KY (Tuesday, March 27, 2012) – John Oxley’s Prospective, winner of the Tampa Bay Derby (Grade II) on March 10 and a major contender for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI), breezed five furlongs on a “fast” main track at Churchill Downs on Tuesday morning in 1:03 for trainer Mark Casse.

Working shortly after the track opened at 6 a.m. (Eastern) under regular exercise rider Melanie Giddings, the dark bay or brown son of Malibu Moon recorded fractions of :14.20, :27, :39.20, :51.60 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:16.40 while working in company with a stablemate.

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