Derby Contender Profile: Outwork

05/07/2016 03:11 PM

Post Position: 15
Morning Line Odds: 15-1
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: John Velazquez

Outwork is a bay colt by Uncle Mo, out of the Empire Maker mare Nonna Mia, foaled on March 8, 2013. Outwork is one of three horses sired by 2015 leading freshman sire Uncle Mo. Three of Outwork’s four career starts were victories, his lone defeat came in the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby where he was second beaten one length behind stable mate Destin.

Outwork is owned by Repole Stable, trained Todd Pletcher and ridden by John Velazquez. Pletcher won the 2010 Kentucky Derby with Super Saver and has trained 10 Eclipse Award winning Thoroughbreds. Jockey John Velazquez is the winner of more than 5,500 races, including 13 Breeders’ Cup races.

Kaci Kust

Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.

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