Spotlight still shines on PrePeg// Archarcharch fires bullet for potential overflowing Rebel//Sweet Ducky goes to Chechan President...

Despite Mike Shutty from Horseracing Nation claiming Premier Pegasus is a second tier contender, you still can’t help but get excited after reading more about PrePeg today. In two separate articles, Steve Haskin and Joe Drape shed light on Myung Kwon Cho and his small but effective owning and training operation. Finally, there appears to more to the 2011 Derby than just the Uncle Mo show// Southwest winner Archarcharch fires a bullet for the Rebel. His owners have been fielding offers in the 2 million range but turned them down// 3 other Rebel contenders work// What’s going on with Astrology? He continues to work yet keeps skipping races.  The Rebel is the latest cancellation. No word from Asmussen// The new owner of Sweet Ducky was revealed: Chechan President Ramzan Kadyrov, who is not well respected. Russian Derby could be next// Uncle Mo’s owner Mike Repole bought another Indian Charlie colt today. Can lightning strike twice?

·       Possible overflow field for Rebel (Bloodhorse)
·       Sweet Ducky to race for Chechen President (Bloodhorse) (DRF)
·       Comparatively speaking- by Evan Hammonds (Bloodhorse)
·       Uncle Mo: “Watch Me Go” (Zipse at the Derby)
·       Derby Dream Still Alive (TrueNicks)
·       TVG, other networks to carry Spiral Stakes (Bloodhorse)

·       Astrology: SA- 7F- 1.25:20- H- 1/1
·       Machen: FG- 5F- 59:60- B- 1/23
·       ArchArchArch: OP- 4F- 47:60- B- 1/31
·       JW Blue: OP- 4F- 48:00- B- 2/31
·       Saratoga Red: OP- 4F- 48:40- B- 4/31
·       Bluegrass Jam: OP- 4F- 49:00- B- 7/31

·       The Rail’s top 10 (NY Times)

Winning Beyers last week: Premier Pegasus-96; Darrin's Dilemma-77; Ultimo Principe-79; Redeemed-90; Uncle Mo-89; Watch Me Go-83 (DerbyContenders Twitter)

Top winning BRIS figs last week: Premier Pegasus-100; Darrin's Dilemma-100 Ultimo Principe-98; Redeemed-98; Uncle Mo-95; Watch Me Go-95 (DerbyContenders Twitter)