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Wednesday, April 22, 2009


Virginia owned and bred Kentucky Derbyleading contender Quality Road is doing great. According to sources close to the Florida Derby winner, he hacked around the horse paths at Belmont Park yesterday when rain made both the main track and the training track soup.

Paul Moran wrote a nice piece about Quality Road, his Virginia connection and his public relations/media campaign be orchestrated by the Virginia Thoroughbred Association for

Down at Churchill Downs, the other two favorites Pioneerof The Nile both and I Want Revenge both worked five furlongs impressively. Pioneerof The Nile has a win last time out in the Santa Anita Derby bolstering his resume, and I Want Revenge won the Wood Memorial in a very impressive fashion last out after falling down coming out of the gate. It’s worth watching.

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(Photo by Tony Rosca)

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