04/03/2011 3:23PM

Mr. Commons tunes up for Santa Anita Derby


There was one workout from a Santa Anita Derby probable starter on Sunday with Mr. Commons working five furlongs in 1:00.60 for trainer John Shirreffs at Hollywood Park.

Mr. Commons will make his stakes debut in the Santa Anita Derby, having won a maiden race on turf on Jan. 15 and an allowance race over a mile on the main track on Feb. 26 in his last two starts.

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There are 10 probable starters in the Santa Anita Derby, led by Premier Pegasus and Jaycito, the first two finishers in the San Felipe Stakes on March 12. The other probable starters are Anthony’s Cross, Bench Points, Celestic Night, Comma to the Top, Indian Winter, Offlee Wild Boys, and Silver Medallion.