Kentucky Derby winner Dana will run in the Preakness

The co-owner announced that the Kentucky Mad Derby winner will enter the 148th running of the Preakness after an encouraging workout at Churchill Downs.

Madge jogged a mile and a half with exercise jockey JJ Delgado on a cloudy Friday morning. Co-owner and agent Ramiro Restrepo said the filly was “bright” with good energy levels after her most recent training session since winning the 149th Kentucky Derby and leading the way entering the second meeting of the Kentucky Derby. Was. in Baltimore.

“He had a good week of training,” said Restrepo, who is co-owned by CMNWLTH co-founder and race director Chase Chamberlain. “(Coach) Gustavo Delgado (Junior) was over the moon happy with how he recovered.”

Madge is coming off a length win over Two Fills in the Derby. He is a descendant of 2008 Derby winners Good Magic and Puka; and Big Brown, winner of the Preakness.

Madge will run 3/16 mile in the Preakness on May 20, just two weeks after she ran 1/4 mile in 2:01.57 in the Derby.

He’ll do one more workout on Saturday before heading to Baltimore for another workout on Monday. Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano, who had won his first Derby after 16 attempts, would again ride the filly.

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