Jon & Joel analyze the results of the Florida and Louisiana Derbies, and opine on the impact each will have on the Kentucky Derby trail. Can the disappointments from Union Rags, El Padrino and others be reversed next month? Who is now lacking in graded money and in jeopardy of missing the Run for the Roses?
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|1||Union Rags||103||Trip cost him in FL Derby, but that experience should benefit him next month|
|2||Creative Cause||107||Could assume role of Derby favorite with a big performance at SA|
|3||El Padrino||111||May have bounced in FL Derby, and now desperate with graded earnings|
|4||Hansen||105||Staying home for Blue Grass makes sense for the champ|
|5||Bodemeister||102||Hits the road for Arkansas Derby; Works indicate improvement|
|6||Gemologist||98||Badly in need of graded earnings, so must run well in the Wood|
|7||Take Charge Indy||109||Took advantage of easy pace to score a breakthrough win in FL Derby|
|8||Alpha||100||Also needs a good showing in the Wood to get precious graded earnings|
|9||Dullahan||98||Will his recent splint bone injury set him back? Blue Grass-bound|
|10||Paynter||93||Promoted to SA Derby; Connections confident in his ability|