Uncle Mo faces flight delay, possible wet track in Wood// Astrology crawls in work// Dosage index explained and debated

More notable than Uncle Mo’s travel hiccup Tuesday is that storms are forecast again for Saturday, which would force the early Kentucky Derby favorite to run on his first wet track.  It may prove telling as the Derby seems to always have a 50/50 chance of mud// You may or may not know much about the dosage index, but it’s perceived importance in measuring Derby potential in a horse seems to diminish more each year.  Nonetheless, Scott Jagow, a student at the University of Louisville Equine program, does a fine job explaining how the number is derived// Astrology, who cracked the CTD Top 5, worked a slow 4 furlongs in 51:80.  Silver Medallion, an anticipated starter in Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby worked more than 3 seconds faster in the same breezing fashion. While that race will be his first on dirt, he apparently has been responding well to it in the morning//more…

·       Getting to the bottom of Uncle Mo (Bloodhorse)
·       Santiva to work in Florida Sunday (Downey Profile)
·       Gomez to Swift Warrior [in Blue Grass] (Downey Profile)
·       Dial “S” for Shackleford (A Saturday Afternoon Horse)
·       Heady times for Jeff Bonde and Jerry Hollendorfer (Bay Area Backstretch)
·       KY Derby Trail: Tickets going fast (Bloodhorse Blog)
·       Not quite a locomotive but…[Dialed In] (Left At The Gate)
·       Triple Crown Talk: Florida Derby downer (Bloodhorse Blog)
·       Zito has real chance for third Kentucky Derby (Sports Network)
·       Dialed In rings ‘em up in Florida Derby (isportsweb)
·       Kentucky Derby dosage explained (Horsepuckey)
·       Derby Trail: Where they’re going next (Downey Profile)
·       Analyzing Kentucky Derby Future Pool 4 (Zipse at the Derby)

·       Triple Crown Insider Top 20 (Bloodhorse)
·       AP Top 10 (AP)
·       Paulick Derby Index (Paulick Report)

·       Preachintothedevil: BEL- 4F- 50:76- B- 11/24
·       Archarcharch: OP- 6F- 1.12:20- B- 1/4
·       Awesome Patriot: SA- 5F- 1.00:20- H- 4/27
·       Astrology: SA- 4F- 51:80- B- 19/19
·       Silver Medallion: SA- 4F- 48:60- B- 8/19

Winning Beyers last week: Travelin Man-100; Dialed In-93; Ain't No Other-95; Ice Cream Man-84; Meistersinger-85; Adios Charlie-82.

Top winning BRIS figs last week: Travelin Man-103; Dialed In-101; Ain't No Other-97; Ice Cream Man-95; Meistersinger-94; Adios Charlie-94.