Sunday, February 16, 2003

Trust N Luck wins Derby prep

The Enquirer and wire reports

Leading every step of the way, Trust N Luck ran away with the $200,000 Grade I Derby prep at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. He won by 5 1/4 lengths over 30-1 shot Supah Blitz.

"I wouldn't go to the Kentucky Derby just to go," trainer Ralph Ziadie said. "I wanted to have a horse that could win it."

After winning four of his first eight starts - all at Calder Race Course in Miami - Einar Robsham's Trust N Luck stepped up in class for his 3-year-old debut. He won the first Grade 1 stakes of the season for horses his age.

Trust N Luck, the 9-2 fourth choice in the field of eight, will train next for the Florida Derby on March 15. Ridden by Cornelio Velasquez, the colt covered the 11/16 miles in 1:43.33.

FAIR GROUNDS: Trainer Todd Pletcher had his undefeated but untested Indy Dancer shipped from Florida to New Orleans for today's Risen Star Sakes for Derby-aged horses.

TURFWAY PARK: The Florence track canceled racing Saturday and today and rescheduled the $50,000 Dust Commander for Feb.23.

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