Derby contender Mylute is one cool customer

By Gary Roedeiemeier
April 29, 2013

If he runs to his looks Mylute is going to be a serious challenger on Derby Day. The dark-gray colt strikes a stunning profile on the backside but trainer Tom Amoss says he is one cool dude. During a visit to Barn 29, I got acquainted with Mylute, who loves attention and peppermints.

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Mylute’s Steady Work No Problem for Amoss

By Claire Novak
April 27, 2013

Trainer Tom Amoss said he only wanted a maintanance work from Louisiana Derby (gr. II) runner-up Mylute April 27 at Churchill Downs, and that was exactly what jockey Rosie Napravnik delivered in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

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Napravnik to ride Mylute in Kentucky Derby

April 17, 2013

Jockey Rosie Napravnik has accepted the Kentucky Derby mount on Louisiana Derby runner-up Mylute. Napravnik, the leading rider at Fair Grounds the past three meetings, rode Mylute to his last win, a 10 3/4-length romp over optional claiming rivals at Fair Grounds on December 26.

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Napravnik to ride Louisiana Derby runner-up Mylute in Kentucky Derby

by Jennie Rees
April 16, 2013

Rosie Napravnik will ride Louisiana Derby runner-up Mylute in the Kentucky Derby, it was announced this morning. Napravnik rode the Tom Amoss-trained Mylute in the colt’s 10 3/4-length victory in an allowance race at the Fair Grounds.

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Mylute Posts Dandy Work at Churchill Downs
April 15, 2013

Mylute, runner-up to Revolutionary in the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II), continued his preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a six-furlong breeze in in 1:12 1/5 the morning of Apil 14 at Churchill Downs.

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Mylute, Derby Contenders Arrive at Churchill

By Blood-Horse Staff
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Mylute, who finished a neck behind Revolutionary in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) after a thrilling stretch battle, passed through the Churchill Downs stable gate at 3:30 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday, April 2 after vanning from Fair Grounds and was bedded down in Barn 29 for trainer Tom Amoss.

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Louisiana Derby: Revolutionary’s win marks him serious Kentucky Derby threat

By Jay Privman
March 30,2013

NEW ORLEANS – Whether he comes inside and knifes through traffic, or takes the scenic route and goes around everyone, Revolutionary is moving forward like a horse to be reckoned with in the Kentucky Derby on May 4.

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Revolutionary holds off Mylute to win Louisiana Derby

by Bob Fortus
March 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS — Revolutionary is ready to take a run at the Kentucky Derby, jockey Javier Castellano said Saturday after the colt won the $1 million, Grade 2 Louisiana Derby by a neck at the Fair Grounds. There’s no longer a question of qualifying for the Kentucky Derby field.

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Fair Grounds: Risen Star has solid local contenders

By Marcus Hersh
February 19, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The last three Risen Star Stakes winners shipped from Florida, and the pipeline is still open. Normandy Invasion, from trainer Chad Brown, and Palace Malice, from Todd Pletcher, could wind up the top two betting choices in this year’s Risen Star on Saturday.

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Tom Amoss pointing Mylute to the Grade II Risen Star Stakes

By Katherine Terrell
February 09, 2013

Mylute is a bit of a conundrum for trainer Tom Amoss. The colt’s pedigree says sprinter, but his build says he’s a stayer. Sometimes his morning workouts look fine. Others are a head scratcher, such as the 51.00 four-furlong breeze he put in Friday.

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