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Pletcher contenders work for Derby

Updated: April 21, 2013, 9:33 PM ET
By Ron Mitchell | Bloodhorse

Two of trainer Todd Pletcher's top contenders for the Kentucky Derby continued to progress toward the May 4 classic with solid workouts at Churchill Downs the morning of April 21.

Verrazano, second on the Derby points list and undefeated in four starts, breezed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 in company with Authenticity (1:00 2/5). The impressive Wood Memorial winner was timed in fractional splits of :13, :25 1/5, and :36 4/5. He galloped out six furlongs in 1:13 1/5, seven furlongs in 1:26 ...

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