Derby contenders work out at Churchill

Verrazano and Revolutionary were among five Kentucky Derby contenders posting workouts at Churchill Downs on Sunday morning.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Verrazano and Revolutionary were among five Kentucky Derby contenders posting workouts at Churchill Downs on Sunday morning.

Unbeaten Verrazano worked five furlongs in 1:00.20, while Louisiana Derby winner Revolutionary breezed four furlongs in 48:80 with three-time Derby winner Calvin Borel aboard for the first time since be chosen to ride the colt.

Both 3-year-olds are trained by Todd Pletcher, who could have as many as six of the 20 horses in the Derby on May 4.

Other Derby contenders working out were Normandy Invasion, second to Verrazano in the Wood Memorial who went four furlongs in 48.20; Louisiana Derby runner-up Mylute (four furlongs, 47.80); and Will Take Charge (one mile, 1:41.60).


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