Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile defending champion Goldencents worked six
furlongs Sunday under jockey Rafael Bejarano in 1:11.80 in anticipation
of a start in the Grade II $250,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes on Sunday, August
Del Mar clockers caught Goldencents in splits of :24.20, :47.80,
:59.40, leading up to the 1:11.80 with the 4-year-old Into Mischief
colt galloping out to seven furlongs in 1:24.60 and the mile in 1:38.60.
The Pat O’Brien is a “Win And You’re In” qualifier for the $1
million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile on November 1 at Santa Anita.