Photo: Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography
Two of the outstanding 2-year-olds in the barn of trainer Steve Asmussen
worked together on Monday at Churchill Downs.
, winner over fillies in the Pocahontas (GII), and Ron
, a narrowly-beaten third in the Iroquois (GIII),
breezed five furlongs and hit the finish line together in 1:01.80. The
duo covered the distance in fractions of :13.80 and :37.80 and galloped
out six furlongs in 1:15.40.
Asmussen said Untapable's next start would
come in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI) at Santa
Anita on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Pocahontas is a Breeders' Cup "Win and
You're In" Challenge Series race and her win earned the Tapit filly a
spot in the starting gate for the Breeders' Cup race.
two necks by Donegal Racing's Cleburne and Smart Cover in the Iroquois,
will drop back into a maiden race. He finished second to Hopeful (GI)
winner Strong Mandate in his debut in a Saratoga maiden race, his only
other career start.