Believe You Can,
winner of the 2012 Kentucky Oaks (GI) and most recently third in the La
Troienne (GII) on May 3, breezed five furlongs over the fast main track
at Churchill Downs in :59.60 for trainer Larry Jones.
It was the fastest work of 22 at the distance.
“Everything seems really good,” Jones said. “As of right now, she’s headed to the Ogden Phipps (GI at Belmont on May 27).”
Jones added that Santa Margarita (GI) winner Joyful Victory
also is scheduled to run in the Ogden Phipps. Joyful Victory breezed
five furlongs in :59.80 at Churchill Downs on May 15. It was the second
fastest work of
31 at the distance.