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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Retreat has a big work at the Downs

The Mark Casse trained SEASIDE RETREAT, one of Canada's better 2-year-old performers last season, had a sizzling workout at Churchill Downs this morning and it appears as if the son of King Cugat is Kentucky Derby bound.
While the colt will certainly be higher than 50 to 1 in what may be a 20-horse field, the five furlong workout in a bullet :59 2/5 has his interests ready to send the colt to the big event. Patrick Husbands worked Seaside Retreat and will ride the colt in the Derby. Casse also starts Top Notch Lady in the Kentucky Oaks on May 5.

Keeneland ends tomorrow so Canadians are converging back to Woodbine but already, the three racing days this week at the Etobicoke track have plenty of horses in each race.
On the final Keeneland card, a 2-year-old named SANIBEL STORM is worth a look even though she is pitted against babies from the mighty Steve Asmussen barn. Sanibel Storm worked one furlong at a sale in Florida in a speedy :10 2/5 and has worked well since then.


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