SUPER SAVER/AIKENITE – After galloping a little over a mile on Super Saver Friday morning, exercise rider Kevin Willey told trainer Todd Pletcher that he thinks the colt has improved since winning the Kentucky Derby on May 1.
BALTIMORE,MD 05-13-10---Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard got off to a rousing start in the National Steeplechase Association standings this spring and now he will attempt to apply his imprint to the two major turf races on the Preakness Day undercard.
BALTIMORE,MD 05-12-10--- Super Saver, who captured the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 1, arrived at Pimlico Race Course Wednesday afternoon in a quest to add Saturday’s 135th Preakness Stakes to his Triple Crown resume.
SUPER SAVER/AIKENITE – Trainer Todd Pletcher’s Preakness runners, Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver and Derby Trail runner-up Aikenite, left Churchill Downs Wednesday morning before being loaded onto the Baltimore-bound plane that carried the bulk of the 12-horse field for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.
BALTIMORE, MD 05-12-10 – An unspecified injury to his left hind leg discovered Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs will prevent Hurricane Ike from competing in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.