‘Difficult’ But ‘Not Impossible’ For Virginia-Bred Greyvitos To Make Kentucky Derby

The following appeared in The Paulick Report January 3rd.

Remington Springboard Mile and G3 Bob Hope Stakes winner Greyvitos recently underwent surgery to remove bone chips from his knee, according to horseracingnation.com, but the 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon may still be able to make the Kentucky Derby in May.

Greyvitos (blue silks) leads the way to the wire in the $400,000 Springboard Mile Stakes at Remington. Photo by Dustin Orona.

“It’s going to be difficult, but it’s not impossible,” trainer Adam Kitchingman said. “They were very, very small chips and were in a place where they came out nice and easy.”

Originally based at San Luis Rey Downs, Kitchingman will have to determine where he wants to train Greyvitos as the colt prepares to come back from surgery.

Greyvitos is shown after winning the Bob Hope Stakes.

“We’re still planning on trying to make it to the Derby,” added Kitchingman. “Obviously we still need more pints and lots of things need to go right. It’s a step back, that’s for sure.”

Read more at horseracingnation.com.