itsmyluckyday

Itsmyluckyday, Frac Daddy work toward Florida Derby

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s 3-year-old star Itsmyluckyday worked five furlongs in 1:01 Saturday morning at Calder with jockey Elvis Trujillo in the saddle for trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. as he continues final preparations for his role as one of the favorites in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park on […]

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Itsmyluckyday Breezes Toward Florida Derby

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s 3-year-old Itsmyluckyday breezed an easy mile in 1:46 flat Saturday morning at Calder for trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. as he continues preparation for a start next as one of the favorites in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Sat., Mar. 30. “He went perfect,” said Plesa, […]

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Itsmyluckyday ‘right on schedule’ for Florida Derby

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s 3-year-old Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile in 48 4/5 Saturday morning at Calder for trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr., his first workout since his stunning two-length victory over previously undefeated Eclipse champion Shanghai Bobby in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park. “It was exactly what I was looking for,” […]

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Bullet Train presents Derby Dreams: Itsmyluckyday

For Eddie and Laurie Plesa, this year’s Kentucky Derby could become a family affair. Eddie Plesa, Jr. trains contender Itsmyluckyday for wife Laurie and partner Trilogy Stable. It wasn’t until she was standing in the Gulfstream winner’s circle after the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes on Jan. 26 that Laurie realized the couple may have […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Itsmyluckyday

When Itsmyluckyday ran away from juvenile champion Shanghai Bobby through the stretch of Saturday’s Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfsteam Park, the winner affirmed how rapidly he is improving over his good juvenile form and raised questions of what “might have been” for his deceased sire, Lawyer Ron. A good-looking chestnut who showed first-class form, […]

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Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby doing well after G3 Holy Bull

Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa’s 3-year-old Itsmyluckday was pronounced to be “110 percent” Sunday morning at Calder by trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. in the wake of his track record victory in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park Saturday over Starlight Stable and partners’ previously undefeated 2012 Eclipse champion Shanghai Bobby. “We had […]

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Itsmyluckyday upsets Shanghai Bobby in track record G3 Holy Bull Stakes

The result of the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G3) had nothing to do with luck Saturday at Gulfstream Park. Itsmyluckyday earned his two-length decision over previously undefeated Shanghai Bobby fair and square. A week after being honored as the Thoroughbred sport’s champion 2-year-old of 2012, Shanghai Bobby was the even-money favorite to win his sixth […]

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