Here Comes Ben, who won Saratoga's Grade I Forego to leave him 4 for 4
this year, worked six furlongs Thursday morning in 1:12 over the
Keeneland Polytrack as he prepares for the $1 million Breeders' Cup
Dirt Mile Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.
The Keeneland clockers caught the 4-year-old son of Street Cry
galloping out seven-eighths of a mile in 1:24 and the mile in an
eye-popping 1:38 2/5 under exercise rider Enrique Pacheco.
said trainer Charlie Lopresti, whose 16-horse stable also will have
Keeneland's Phoenix winner Wise Dan in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
not a real fast work horse, but this morning he was just really sharp –
but in a good way. He's been begging to work all week.”