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Galloping Out - Irap Scheduled to Work Next Two Fridays at Keeneland

April 15, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2017) – Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) winner Irap is scheduled to work the next two Fridays at Keeneland before going to Churchill Downs for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), trainer Doug O’Neill indicated via text.

Owned by Reddam Racing, Irap galloped Saturday morning on the all-weather training track with exercise rider Antonio Romero aboard.

Tapwrit, fifth in the Toyota Blue Grass, was scheduled to move to Churchill Downs Sunday but will remain at Keeneland a little longer.

“(Trainer) Todd (Pletcher) has some horses flying in here Monday from Arkansas, and Tapwrit will go to Louisville with the horses that are going there,” assistant Ginny DePasquale said. …

Conquest Enforcer, who is racing today in the Ben Ali (G3), was named Canada’s champion turf male Thursday night at the 42nd annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony in Toronto. Loooch Racing Stable, which owns the 4-year-old Into Mischief colt in partnership with Imaginary Stables and Raquel Ritchie, purchased him for $785,000 at Keeneland’s 2016 November Breeding Stock Sale from Lane’s End, agent for the Complete Dispersal of Conquest Stables. …

Trainer Sam Logsdon earned his first Keeneland victory when Gunpowder Farms’ Pour Girl won Friday’s fourth race, a 1-mile allowance race on turf. Declan Cannon rode the 4-year-old Twirling Candy filly to a nose victory in 1:36.64.