Divining Rod Looks Toward Preakness

GIII Coolmore Lexington S. winner Divining Rod (Tapit) is being aimed toward a start in the GI Preakness S. May 16. “Yes, I'm thinking of the Preakness,” trainer Arnaud Delacour said. “The timing seems right. It's five weeks after the Lexington. We had the Preakness in mind before we entered in the Lexington, hoping he would step up to that caliber of horses. His win in the Lexington was very encouraging. I was very pleased because he really did it the right way. He took back a little bit, just relaxed there and came with a big run in the stretch, so that was pretty exciting. He came back very well from it.”

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