Robert LaPenta and Fred Brei’s Jackson Bend continued his preparations for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) with another quick work on the Saratoga training track Oct. 27.
Jackson Bend worked a half-mile in :47 2/5 on a surface rated good. Trained by Nick Zito, the 4-year-old Hear No Evil colt has first preference in the Dirt Mile and second preference in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I), both of which will be run Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.