03/02/2011 1:56PM

Pletcher nominates Uncle Mo, 12 others to Timely Writer

Barbara D. Livingston
Uncle Mo is one of 13 Todd Pletcher-trained horses nominated to the Timely Writer Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – The $100,000 Timely Writer Handicap, the race trainer Todd Pletcher has earmarked for Eclipse Award winner Uncle Mo’s 3-year-old debut, has closed with 36 nominations. The one-mile Timely Writer will be run March 12.

Uncle Mo is one of 13 horses that Pletcher nominated for the Timely Writer. Pletcher’s other nominees include Travelin Man, runner-up in Saturday’s Grade 2 Hutcheson, and Stay Thirsty, who is expected to run Saturday in the Gotham at Aqueduct.

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The nomination list also includes Dialed In, the impressive winner of the Grade 3 Holy Bull; Free Entry, who already is a two-time winner at the current meet; Nacho Business, and Bowman’s Causeway.

Entries for the Timely Writer will be taken Wednesday, March 9.