02/02/2012 5:43PM

Toby’s Corner eyes Laurel's General George

Barbara D. Livingston
Toby's Corner could return to the races in the General George at Laurel Park.

Trainer Graham Motion also is weighing his options for the return of Toby’s Corner who has not started since upsetting Uncle Mo 10 months ago in the Grade 1 Wood Memorial. Toby’s Corner has been training steadily for his return since arriving along with stablemate Animal Kingdom at Palm Meadows last month.

“Right now, I’m thinking about pointing him for the General George, with a race in New Orleans as a backup,” Motion said. “I was thinking about taking him to Tampa on the 18th, but that race is coming up a little too soon. The only other alternative would be if an allowance race comes up in the condition book here that he might be eligible for. The timing is good for the De Francis, it would fit his schedule nicely, and Laurel is a track I like to run at anyway.”

Motion also is considering the Grade 2 Davona Dale here Feb. 25 for his undefeated 3-year-old filly Table Three Ten who posted her second straight impressive victory in as many starts when rallying to a 1 3/4-length allowance win here last weekend. Table Three Ten was purchased privately by Team Valor and turned over to Motion following her easy maiden win at the Fair Grounds in November.

“We’ll nominate her to the Davona Dales and the Silverbulletday at the Fair Grounds,” Motion said. “I thought she ran very nicely, very professionally when she won here the other day. I was very pleased with her.”