Trainer Chad Brown sent Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (Grade 3)-winner Domestic Product through a five-furlong work Saturday morning at Payson Park in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) to be run May 4.

The dark bay colt breezed four furlongs in :48.40, the third fastest of 37 works at the distance at the South Florida training center.

“My assistants down there were both raving about the work,” Brown told the Tampa Bay Downs press office staff. “He worked 48 and change and went out pretty solid for Payson Park in 1:13 [for six furlongs]. I’m happy I decided not to run him after the Tampa Bay Derby. He keeps getting stronger and really refilled his tank, so to speak. Fresh horses run well for me.”

Domestic Product will enter the Run for the Roses off of two races this year after finishing second to Florida-bred Hades in Holy Bull (G3) at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 3.

He has two career wins, the other a maiden special weight in October during the Belmont at Big A meet, with one second and earnings of $314,200.

Domestic Product is a homebred for Seth Klarman’s Klaravich Stables.

Tampa Bay Notes For Saturday

Six-time Oldsmar riding champion Daniel Centeno scored three victories Saturday, all on the turf. He teamed with trainer Arnaud Delacour twice, starting with the third race on the 3-year-old colt Class Photo, who broke his maiden in his second career start. Class Photo is a homebred racing for owner Stella F. Thayer.

Delacour and Centeno also won the seventh race with 5-year-old gelding Bassanio (GB), who held off longshot Swing Low by a nose. Bassanio is owned by West Point Thoroughbreds. Centeno won the ninth and final race on Cindy’s Song, a 5-year-old Florida-bred mare owned by Laureles Racing and trained by Oscar M. Gonzalez.

Cindy’s Song is by Double Diamond Farm stallion First Dude out of Rockin On, by Swiss Yodeler and was bred by Ponder Hill Inc.

Triple Crown nominee Whiskey N Soda took longer to get to the races than his connections probably hoped, but he began making up for lost time in today’s sixth race.

Purchased for $360,000 at the 2022 Keeneland September Yearling Sale by Repole Stable and St. Elias Stables, the son of 2019 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)-winner Vino Rosso charged through the stretch to post a three-quarters-length victory from Arrow Speed. Todd Pletcher trains Whiskey N Soda, who was ridden by Samy Camacho. The time for the mile-and-40-yard distance was 1:40.58.

Antonio Gallardo rode two winners Saturday. He captured the fifth race on Florida-bred Charlotte the Brit, an 8-year-old mare owned by Gumpster Stable and trained by Darien Rodriguez. Charlotte the Brit was claimed from the race for $10,000 by trainer Michael Simone for new owner Paterpop Racing.

Charlotte the Brit is by Treasure Beach (GB) out of Silver Scandal, by Silver Deputy and was bred by Helen and Joseph Barbarzon.

Gallardo also won the eighth aboard Florida-bred Girvin’s Princess, a 3-year-old filly owned by Campbell Stables and trained by Kathleen O’Connell. Girvin’s Princess is out of Dude’s Princess, by First Dude and was bred by Jerry Campbell.

The track’s leading conditioner also won the second race with Sir Saffer, a 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding owned by DiBello Racing and ridden by Jose Ferrer.

Sir Saffer is by Bridlewood Farm stallion Valiant Minister out of Bluesville, by Bring the Heat and was bred by Joseph DiBello.

Tampa Bay Downs Notes courtesy of Tampa Bay Downs press office

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