Last-out Forego S. (G1) hero HERE COMES BEN (Street Cry [Ire]) clocked five
furlongs in 1:01 1/5 over Keeneland's Polytrack on Thursday as he gears up for a
run in the November 6 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Churchill
Downs. Jockey Alex Solis, who has ridden the four-year-old in his past
three trips to the winner's circle, made the trip to the Lexington, Kentucky,
venue for the early morning move before heading to New York.
Working in company with maiden winner Wildomar Springs (Even the Score), Here
Comes Ben started off about three lengths behind his stablemate and tracked him
to the head of the stretch, where he easily blew past to complete the five
furlongs in 1:01 1/5. Fractions for the work were :12, :23 4/5, :35 4/5 and :49
3/5. The dark bay galloped out six furlongs in 1:14 4/5.
"He's very smooth," Solis said as he came back to the barn. "He loves this