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Verrazano breezes half-mile

Updated: March 3, 2013, 11:27 PM ET
Brisnet

Trainer Todd Pletcher had a very busy Sunday morning at Palm Meadows with more than a dozen stakes runners from his powerful stable hitting the worktab for upcoming stakes engagements.

Unbeaten Kentucky Derby hopeful Verrazano, gearing up for his stakes debut in Saturday's Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby, traveled a half-mile on the fast main track in :48 1/5.

"Todd was very happy with the work and 'V' is ready," owner Let's Go Stable tweeted.

The conqueror of his two starts ...

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