Preakness 2012: Six horses to watch – Page 6

“He hasn’t figured it out yet, I don’t think. While his top 3-year-old is sitting out the Preakness, he’s sending out this gray colt with hopes of pulling off a surprise at 30-1. His last race was a good race, but it always seemed like there’s more to him than what he puts out in a race. He’s older and has a stronger feeling underneath me.”

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Mary Doser rides Preakness Stakes entrant Cozzetti before a morning workout at Pimlico Race Course, Friday, May 18, 2012, in Baltimore. So maybe he’s waking up. 11 post. He was fourth in the Arkansas Derby, 9¾ lengths behind Bodemeister, in his last start.

Cozzetti’s exercise rider Tammy Fox told the Courier-Journal that if the colt translates his morning workouts to actual races, then the sky’s the limit.

. “He’s never really shown what he does in the morning,” Fox told the newspaper. I was impressed with the way he did everything.

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Nowadays, it’s wise not to discard the chances of horses trained by Dale Romans. He won last year’s Preakness with Shackleford, and watched as Dullahan finish a strong for third in the Derby two weeks ago. Earlier in the week, this maiden winner who likes to come from behind worked five furlongs in a fast 58.80 seconds over a muddy track at Churchill Downs, and Romans said, “He’s fresh, and he’s going to have to run fast” on Saturday, especially leaving from the outside No

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