Here are horses who were on the Triple Crown trail and dropped off for one reason or another such as injury or a change in plans. To view the horss still on the trail, check here.
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Hold That TigerTrainer: Aidan O'Brien
Foaling Date: 2-25-2000
Pedigree: Storm Cat - Beware of the Cat by Caveat
Dosage Profile: 3-5-6-0-0
Dosage Index/CD: 3.67 0.79 DUAL QUALIFIER
2002 Record: 5 starts 3-0-1 $400,907
Note: His trainer announced on Feb. 1st that he is more likely to point for the Epsom Derby and will not go to the Kentucky Derby.
Listen IndyTrainer: Richard Mandella
Foaling Date: 1-8-2000
Pedigree: A.P. Indy-Ecoute by Manila
Dosage Profile: 10-3-15-0-2
Dosage Index/CD: 2.16 0.63 DUAL QUALIFIER
2002 Record: 5 starts 1-1-2 $70,600
Note: Had worked well for his 2003 debut but came up short, finishing 4th in an allowance at Santa Anita. Out for a while now with a sore shin so off the trail.
Most FearedTrainer: Ronny Werner
Foaling Date: 2-19-2000
Pedigree: Commanchero - Visual by Avatar
Dosage Profile: 5-6-10-2-3
Dosage Index/CD: 1.60 0.31
2002 Record: 7 starts 3-0-2 $166,020
Note: Ran poorly in his first start of 2003 and is off the trail now with a stress fracture in his right front leg.
Powerful TouchTrainer: Ken McPeek
Foaling Date: 5-23-2000
Pedigree: Touch Gold - Punch Bowl by Two Punch
Dosage Profile: 7-3-11-1-0
Dosage Index/CD: 2.38 0.73
2002 Record: 3 starts 2-0-1 $57,900
Note: Aggravated an old stress fracture in his right hind pastern and will be out for 60 days.
VindicationTrainer: Bob Baffert
Jockey: Jerry Bailey
Foaling Date: 1-28-2000
Pedigree: Seattle Slew - Strawberry Reason by Strawberry Road
Dosage Profile: 10-2-15-3-0
Dosage Index/CD: 1.86 0.63 DUAL QUALIFIER
2002 Record: 4 starts 4-0-0 $680,950
Note: The Breeders' Cup Juvenile curse will remain unbroken as Vindication is out for at least 60 days with a suspensory injury from his last workout. Plans now are to aim for the Travers and Breeders' Cup Classic.
All photos ©2003 Cindy Pierson Dulay.
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