Tom Keyser's Derby Dozen

April 15, 2000

Horse: Fusaichi Pegasus

Trainer: Neil Drysdale

Jockey: Kent Desormeaux

Last race: 1st San Felipe Stakes

Next start: Wood Memorial Stakes, today

Comment: Win in Wood solidifies rank as Derby favorite

Odds*: 4-1

Horse : The Deputy

Trainer : Jenine Sahadi

Jockey : Chris McCarron

Last race: 1st Santa Anita Derby

Next start: Kentucky Derby, May 6

Comment: Strong, agile turn move bodes well for Derby

Odds* : 6-1

Horse: Mighty

Trainer: Frank Brothers

Jockey: Shane Sellers

Last race: 1st Louisiana Derby

Next start : Blue Grass Stakes, today

Comment: At disadvantage on speedy Keeneland track

Odds*: 12-1

Horse: War Chant

Trainer: Neil Drysdale

Jockey: Jerry Bailey

Last race : 2nd Santa Anita Derby

Next start: Kentucky Derby, May 6

Comment: Trainer says colt will wear blinkers in Derby

Odds*: 6-1

Horse: Red Bullet

Trainer: Joe Orseno

Last race: 1st Gotham Stakes

Alex Solis

Next start : Odds* Wood Memorial Stakes, today

Undefeated colt seeks first win around two turns

15-1

Aptitude

Bobby Frankel

Brice Blanc, 2nd Gotham Stakes

Wood Memorial Stakes, today

Should relish added Wood and Derby distance

30-1

Anees

Alex Hassinger

Corey Nakatani

4th Santa Anita Derby

Kentucky Derby, May 6

Don't count him out at classic 1 1/4-mile distance

15-1

Captain Steve

Bob Baffert

Robby Albarado

3rd Santa Anita Derby

Kentucky Derby, May 6

Pay attention to how he trains at Churchill Downs

12-1

Hal's Hope

Harold Rose

Roger Vele

1st Florida Derby

Blue Grass Stakes, toda

Cinderella colt could provide fairy-tale ending

15-1

High Yield

D. Wayne Lukas

Pat Day, 2nd Florida Derby

Blue Grass Stakes, today

Should thrive on speed-favoring Keeneland track

10-1

Exchange Rate

D. Wayne Lukas

Jorge Chavez

4th Louisiana Derby

Wood Memorial Stakes, today

He's the value bet in contentious Wood field

30-1

Postponed

Scotty Schulhofer

Jose Santos

5th Florida Derby

Wood Memorial Stakes, today

We'll learn today whether he's ready for Derby

80-1

*Daily Racing Form odds

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