The Virginia H. Tarra Trust's GIANT OAK (Giant's Causeway) signaled his
readiness for Saturday's 29th running of the $600,000 Stephen Foster H. (G1) by
working a bullet five furlongs in :59 3/5 over the fast track at Churchill Downs
after the renovation break Sunday morning. With jockey Shaun Bridgmohan up and
working in company with Arlington Classic S. third Gleam of Hope (City Zip) from
the barn of Tony Reinstedler, Giant Oak posted fractions of :12 1/5, :23 3/5,
:35 3/5 and :47 4/5 before galloping out six furlongs in 1:13. The work was the
fastest of 33 at the distance.