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Easy Keeneland Work for Here Comes Ben

Here Comes Ben worked Thursday for the final time before running as the potential favorite in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.

The 4-year-old Street Cry colt, who gave Lexington's Charlie Lopresti his first Grade I winner in his first attempt in Saratoga's Forego, breezed a half-mile in 463/5 seconds under Enrique Pacheco over Keeneland's Polytrack. That was the fastest time at the distance Thursday. Here Comes Ben then galloped out five furlongs in a sensational 584/5 and six furlongs in 1:124/5.

“We wanted to let him just go easy and let him finish up,” Lopresti said. “… He came back and he wasn't even blowing.”


The trainer also will saddle Phoenix winner Wise Dan (who worked five furlongs in 58 seconds Tuesday) in the $2 million Sprint. Lopresti captured Keeneland's fourth race Thursday and now is 5 for 8 at the meet.
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