TDN Top Triple Crown Contenders


LANI (c, TapitHeavenly Romance {Jpn}, by Sunday Silence)

O-Yoko Maeda. B-North Hills Co. Ltd (KY). T-Mikio Matsunaga

Apr. 15 TDN Top 12 Rank: On the Bubble

Last Start: 1st, GII UAE Derby, MEY, Mar. 26

Thoro-Graph sheet, Equineline PPs

Andrew Caulfield on Lani

KY Derby Points: 100

Lani is a wonderfully bred son of Tapit who has won in Japan and in Dubai. The problem is that everything that has come out of the GII UAE Derby in the past has appeared to be in over their heads in the GI Kentucky Derby. And this year's UAE Derby looked particularly weak. He figures to get very little respect come Derby Week.




1st G2 UAE Derby


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