Derby 137 Profile: Uncle Mo [Kentucky Derby]


Kentucky Derby 137 Profile: Uncle Mo  

Bay (brown) colt
Sire:  Indian Charlie
Dam:  Playa Maya (by Arch)
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Owner:  Repole Stable (Mike Repole)
Jockey:  John Velzaquez
Color of Silks:  royal blue and orange
Graded Earnings: $1,360,000
Lifetime Stats:   5 starts 
                       4 wins 
                       0 seconds 
                       1 third

Key Races (first in all races listed below except Wood Memorial)
       Grade 1 Champagne Stakes (2010)
       Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (2010)
       Timely Writer Stakes (2011)
       Grade 1 Wood Memorial (third) (2011)

Interesting Fact:  Uncle Mo is sports slang for "momentum," of which he has plenty.       

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Photo: Courtesy Kentucky Derby

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About Jessie Oswald
I'm a lifetime Louisville resident with a passion for horse racing. When I'm not working as an immigration paralegal or taking care of my family, I follow Thoroughbred racing and love to share the excitement and beauty of the sport with anyone willing to learn!
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