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2003 Kentucky Derby Drop-outs

Updated: 02/07/2003

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 Tiger

Trainer:   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 Indy

Trainer:   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 Feared

Trainer:   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 Touch

Trainer:   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.


Trainer:   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.

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