12. Battalion Runner
Derby Points/Rank: 40 – 19th
Race Record: (4) 2-2-0
Breeding: Unbridled’s Song – Tamboz
Owner: St. Elias Stable
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Last Race: Grade 2 Wood Memorial Stakes at Aqueduct, Finished 2nd
Analysis: His solid showing in the Wood makes me think that he has a decent future ahead of him, but I don’t believe that he’s ready for a race like the Kentucky Derby just yet. His connections seem to be debating the subject as well, so we’ll see what they decide with him.