Photo: Eclipse Sportswire
Grade 1 Woodward winner Alpha
completed his preparations for the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup this
morning, breezing five furlongs in 1:02.90 over the Oklahoma training
track at Saratoga Race Course.
worked on his own, and will ship down Wednesday morning," reported
trainer Kiaran McLaughlin. "All is well, other than we don't have a
The Woodward was Alpha's second Grade 1 triumph, having dead-heated to win last year's Travers.
"The Woodward was a huge win for the horse, the trainer, the owner [Godolphin Stable] and everyone," said McLaughlin.