AT A GLANCE Top 10 for the Derby



1. Afleet Alex (Tim Ritchey, trainer; John Velazquez, jockey): Jeremy Rose was aboard for Mountain Valley win, but Velazquez gets the mount from now on ... Colt looked fresh after a layoff of more than four months ... Improves to five wins in seven starts ... Next start: Rebel (March 19) ... Odds: 15-12. Declan's Moon (Ron Ellis, Victor Espinoza): Beat two stakes winners in Santa Catalina to remain unbeaten ... Next start: Santa Anita Derby (April 9) ... Odds: 9-13. Rockport Harbor (John Servis, Stewart Elliott): Breezed a mile in 1:39.80 at Oaklawn Park on Friday ... Elliott involved with immigration issues, but still has the mount ... Unbeaten colt hasn't raced since Nov. 27 ... Next start: Rebel ... Odds: 13-14. High Fly (Nick Zito, Jerry Bailey): Proved Holy Bull loss was a fluke with Fountain of Youth win over Bandini ... Has won four of five starts, but this was first race with Zito as trainer ... Next start: Florida Derby (April 2) ... Odds: 28-15. Sweet Catomine (Julio Canani, Corey Nakatani): Worked six furlongs Friday at Santa Anita in 1:12.60, third fastest of 16 ... Won last start, Santa Ysabel on Jan. 16 ... Only three fillies have won the Derby, most recently Winning Colors in 1988 ... Next start: Santa Anita Oaks (March 13) ... Odds: 21-16. Roman Ruler (Bob Baffert, Bailey): Worked six furlongs Feb. 27 at Santa Anita in 1:12.40, fastest of 15 ... Quartercrack on left front hoof is healed ... Next start: Gotham or San Felipe (March 19) ... Odds: 18-17. Lost in the Fog (Greg Gilchrist, Russell Baze): Moves onto Derby trail after blowing away 10 rivals in Swale Stakes at Gulfstream ... Unbeaten and untested in four starts, none longer than seven furlongs ... Next start could be Florida Derby, Santa Anita Derby or Wood Memorial ... Odds: 21-18. Wilko (Craig Dollase, Nakatani): BC Juvenile winner worked six furlongs in 1:12.80 at Hollywood Park on Saturday, second fastest of 23 ... Next start: San Felipe ... Odds: 23-19. Sun King (Zito, Edgar Prado): Won allowance race by 5 3/4 lengths at Gulfstream on Feb. 26 ... Could be Zito's top prospect by Derby day ... Next start: Tampa Bay Derby (March 19) ... Odds: 19-110. Proud Accolade (Todd Pletcher, Velazquez): Training in Florida, with a five-furlong work Feb. 27 in 1:03.80 ... Next start: Louisiana Derby (March 12) ... Odds: 35-1
1. Afleet Alex (Tim Ritchey, trainer; John Velazquez, jockey): Jeremy Rose was aboard for Mountain Valley win, but Velazquez gets the mount from now on ... Colt looked fresh after a layoff of more than four months ... Improves to five wins in seven starts ... Next start: Rebel (March 19) ... Odds: 15-12. Declan's Moon (Ron Ellis, Victor Espinoza): Beat two stakes winners in Santa Catalina to remain unbeaten ... Next start: Santa Anita Derby (April 9) ... Odds: 9-13. Rockport Harbor (John Servis, Stewart Elliott): Breezed a mile in 1:39.80 at Oaklawn Park on Friday ... Elliott involved with immigration issues, but still has the mount ... Unbeaten colt hasn't raced since Nov. 27 ... Next start: Rebel ... Odds: 13-14. High Fly (Nick Zito, Jerry Bailey): Proved Holy Bull loss was a fluke with Fountain of Youth win over Bandini ... Has won four of five starts, but this was first race with Zito as trainer ... Next start: Florida Derby (April 2) ... Odds: 28-15. Sweet Catomine (Julio Canani, Corey Nakatani): Worked six furlongs Friday at Santa Anita in 1:12.60, third fastest of 16 ... Won last start, Santa Ysabel on Jan. 16 ... Only three fillies have won the Derby, most recently Winning Colors in 1988 ... Next start: Santa Anita Oaks (March 13) ... Odds: 21-16. Roman Ruler (Bob Baffert, Bailey): Worked six furlongs Feb. 27 at Santa Anita in 1:12.40, fastest of 15 ... Quartercrack on left front hoof is healed ... Next start: Gotham or San Felipe (March 19) ... Odds: 18-17. Lost in the Fog (Greg Gilchrist, Russell Baze): Moves onto Derby trail after blowing away 10 rivals in Swale Stakes at Gulfstream ... Unbeaten and untested in four starts, none longer than seven furlongs ... Next start could be Florida Derby, Santa Anita Derby or Wood Memorial ... Odds: 21-18. Wilko (Craig Dollase, Nakatani): BC Juvenile winner worked six furlongs in 1:12.80 at Hollywood Park on Saturday, second fastest of 23 ... Next start: San Felipe ... Odds: 23-19. Sun King (Zito, Edgar Prado): Won allowance race by 5 3/4 lengths at Gulfstream on Feb. 26 ... Could be Zito's top prospect by Derby day ... Next start: Tampa Bay Derby (March 19) ... Odds: 19-110. Proud Accolade (Todd Pletcher, Velazquez): Training in Florida, with a five-furlong work Feb. 27 in 1:03.80 ... Next start: Louisiana Derby (March 12) ... Odds: 35-1

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