Thursday, March 29 2012

Wilkes Seeks Answers in Florida Derby with Neck ‘n Neck

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Ian Wilkes is hoping that Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park will help his late-developing colt Neck ‘n Neck take a step closer to the 2012 Triple Crown races.

Neck ‘n Neck, a dark bay colt out of Flower Alley, is coming into Saturday’s race off a troubled fourth place finish Feb. 26 behind Florida Derby favorite Union Rags in the Fountain of Youth (G2), with News Pending in second and Discreet Dancer holding on for third.

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