TURF TALK: Effusive Praise for Songbird & Mardi Gras traditions

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TwinSpires Staff

February 9th, 2016

February 8, 2016

Songbird lived up to her billing and Racing Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer stood pat on his word that the undefeated champion Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner would not target the Kentucky Derby. His steadfast pursuit of the Kentucky Oaks (a race he has won twice with Lite Light and Blind Luck) has connections of other three-year-old fillies questioning whether they should target the first Friday in May.

Meanwhile, Ed DeRosa & Vance Hanson look forward to Mardi Gras. Vance has a drawer-full of beads and nowhere to put them. Leave your suggestions in the comments: