Mojo Race Result
Our horse was in top condition going in (he's never looked better!) and he had the disposition of a champion in the paddock. He was calm and collected during the post parade, and he walked right into the gate as if he's done it a 1000 times before. He broke well and started to settle in nicely behind the pack down the backstretch. Circling around the far turn for home, Jockey Corey Lanerie positioned Woodrow along the rail to strike. At the eight pole (a furlong to the finish) when the rider urged
Hollywood cooled out fine, and he was given medication to treat the ailment and prevent infection. Early next week, he will be sent to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital for a comprehensive evaluation to try to figure out what's causing the problem. From that point forward, we'll see if the condition can be overcome and go from there.
I think it's worth noting that the issue is not with the horse's mind or will to race—he's proven to us that he wants to run and to compete. Woody has a condition, and we have to hope it can be cured in order to continue his racing career.
Keeneland Race Pics
Racetime At Keeneland!
Hollywood Pegasus has been officially entered in Race #9 (The Calumet) at Keeneland on
Woodrow will be ridden by Corey Lanerie. Corey is a Louisiana native and a regular rider at the Fair Grounds. In 2008, his record is 42-47-42 that translates into a 12% win (37% in the money).
Our Trainer reports that HP is in great shape, and though he thinks The Man wants more distance, the competition will be an excellent test for our plans this summer. John said, "I expect him to have a good race this time out.”
Springtime At Keeneland
All systems are “go!” for
Sister Brigid is terrific. She's getting bigger, stronger, and faster each day. In May, our Patroness will wrap up her schooling at Diamond D, and make the trip to the Bluegrass State.