Kentucky Derby Works, Trainer Interviews and more – Cox, Brown

Red-hot trainer Brad Cox on Essential Quality, Mandaloun works and Ky Derby

Brad Cox is interviewed on the backstretch of Churchill Downs after works by Godolphin’s Kentucky Derby favorite Essential Quality (5F 1:00.40) and Juddmonte Farms’ Risen Star winner Mandaloun (1:00). There’s a reason he’s always smiling in these videos!  Cox is loaded for bear for this weekend.
Jockey Florent Geroux after Mandaloun’s final work before Kentucky Derby 147 on Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Chad Brown on Blue Grass runner-up Highly Motivated and his Kentucky Oaks fillies. Starts with b-roll of Highly Motivated’s work (5F 1:00.40).
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