Peter Pan the next step for Alternation

Updated: May 12, 2011, 11:01 AM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Alternation's road to the Kentucky Derby was derailed in Arkansas, where he had to be scratched out of the Rebel Stakes in March and where a slow start compromised his chances in the Arkansas Derby.

Rather than try to force him into the Preakness Stakes, Alternation's connections have opted for a more conservative route by entering him in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes. While the Peter Pan is considered a prep for the $1 million Belmont Stakes on June 11, ...

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