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2002 Preakness Contenders

Updated: 05/15/2002

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War Emblem
Proud Citizen
Medaglia d'Oro
U S S Tinosa
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Trainer:   John T. Ward Jr.
Jockey:   Jorge Chavez
Foaling Date:   2-19-99
Breeding:   Notebook - Crafty Bobbie by Bob's Dusty
Dosage Profile:   3-4-6-0-3
Dosage Index/CD:   1.67   0.25
2-year-old Record: 5 starts 4-0-1   $339,700
Note:Skipped the Derby after finishing second in the Blue Grass. Can he win at longer than 1 1/16 miles?

Crimson Hero

Trainer:   Nick Zito
Jockey:   Jerry Bailey
Foaling Date:   5-21-99
Breeding:   Capote - Bright Feather by Fappiano
Dosage Profile:   11-6-13-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   3.62   0.93
2-year-old Record: 3 starts 1-0-1   $41,480
Note:Second place finisher in the Lexington Stakes is headed to the Preakness.

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Trainer:   Steve Asmussen
Jockey:   Donnie Meche
Foaling Date:   4-21-99
Breeding:   Dehere - Montera by Easy Goer
Dosage Profile:   7-5-14-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   2.71   0.73
2-year-old Record: 5 starts 2-3-0   $68,925
Note:Skipped the Derby to aim for the Preakness.


Trainer:   Graham Motion
Jockey:   Ramon A. Dominguez
Foaling Date:   1-18-99
Breeding:   Mt. Livermore - Equilibrate by Gone West
Dosage Profile:   12-1-8-1-2
Dosage Index/CD:   2.43   0.83
2-year-old Record: 3 starts 1-0-1   $22,650
Note:Tampa Bay Derby winner passed up the Derby and could go in the Preakness.

Harlan's Holiday

Trainer:   Ken McPeek
Jockey:   Edgar Prado
Foaling Date:   4-6-99
Breeding:   Harlan - Christmas in Aiken by Affirmed
Dosage Profile:   7-2-10-1-0
Dosage Index/CD:   2.33   0.75
2-year-old Record: 6 starts 4-2-0   $341,564
Note:Derby favorite flopped in Louisville but could try to redeem himself in the Preakness.

Magic Weisner

Trainer:   Nancy Alberts
Jockey:   Phil Teator
Foaling Date:   5-3-99
Breeding:   Ameri Valay - Jazema by Bold Forbes
Dosage Profile:   3-3-2-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   7.00   1.13
2-year-old Record: 6 starts 3-1-0   $97,110
Note:Local hero will try the big boys in the Preakness.

Medaglia d'Oro

Trainer:   Bobby Frankel
Jockey:   Laffit Pincay
Foaling Date:   4-11-99
Breeding:   El Prado - Cappucino Bay by Bailjumper
Dosage Profile:   2-6-14-4-0
Dosage Index/CD:   1.36   0.23
2-year-old Record: 1 starts 0-1-0   $4,120
Note:Finished fourth in the Derby, rallying from tenth.

Menacing Dennis

Trainer:   Jeff Bonde
Foaling Date:   4-22-99
Breeding:   Star de Naskra - Joli's Princess by Prince Sabo
Dosage Profile:   6-0-0-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   Infinity   2.00
2-year-old Record: 1 starts 1-0-0   $21,000
Note:California bred is coming in off a second place in the restricted Snow Chief Stakes at Hollywood.

Proud Citizen

Trainer:   D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey:   Mike Smith
Foaling Date:   3-3-99
Breeding:   Gone West - Dreams Of Freedom x Green Forest
Dosage Profile:   10-6-14-0-0
Dosage Index/CD:   3.29   0.87
2-year-old Record: 4 starts 1-1-0   $36,034
Note:Second place Derby finisher is definitely going to the Preakness.

Straight Gin

Trainer:   Nick Zito
Jockey:   Robby Albarado
Foaling Date:   4-16-99
Breeding:   Go For Gin - Valeta by Procida
Dosage Profile:   8-1-14-4-3
Dosage Index/CD:   1.14   0.23
2-year-old Record: 3 starts 0-0-1   $4,160
Note:Fourth in the Blue Grass Stakes and fifth in the Spiral Stakes.

Table Limit

Trainer:   D. Wayne Lukas
Foaling Date:   3-10-99
Breeding:   Conquistador Cielo - Utterly Elegant by Key to the Mint
Dosage Profile:   14-6-14-3-1
Dosage Index/CD:   2.45   0.76
2-year-old Record: 0 starts 0-0-0   $0
Note:Allowance winning sprinter likely to be used as a rabbit.

U S S Tinosa

Trainer:   Jerry Hollendorfer
Jockey:   Kent Desormeaux
Foaling Date:   2-12-99
Breeding:   Foxhound - Angel Puss by Wolf Power
Dosage Profile:   4-6-16-2-0
Dosage Index/CD:   1.80   0.43
2-year-old Record: 7 starts 2-3-1   $122,319
Note:Another who missed the Derby because of lack of graded earnings.

War Emblem

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Larry Sterling
Foaling Date:   2-20-99
Breeding:   Our Emblem - Sweetest Lady by Lord At War
Dosage Profile:   9-4-8-1-0
Dosage Index/CD:   3.40   0.95
2-year-old Record: 3 starts 2-0-0   $36,000
Note:Upset winner of the Derby in wire to wire fashion. Can he take the second jewel of the Triple Crown?

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