The Bob Baffert-trained Mythical Power, runner-up to Quality Road in the
Grade 1 Woodward, worked five furlongs in 1:02.43 this morning in preparation
for a possible start in Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup
“Everything is good,” reported John Terranova, who with his
wife, Tonja, oversees the Hall of Fame trainer’s horses while in New York.
Terranova was also supervising Baffert trainees Bonnie
Blue Flag, the Grade 1 Test runner-up who went five furlongs in 1:00.68 in
preparation for Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Beldame Invitational, and Bulldogger,
who breezed a half-mile in 49.73 on the main track after the break.
“I don’t know what Bob has planned for him,” said Terranova
of Bulldogger, most recently sixth in the Grade 1 King’s Bishop. “Right now,
we’re just keeping him happy.”
Terranova reported this morning that Rapport, sixth
as the favorite in Saturday’s Grade 1 Gallant Bloom Handicap, exited the race
in good order despite her disappointing performance.
“She looked great this morning,” said Terranova of the
Baffert-trained Rapport, who in her previous start was a front-running winner
of the Grade 3 Victory Ride at Saratoga
on August 28. “She probably just bounced since she ran so fast in her last
Wall Street Wonder, who returned
from a four-month layoff to finish fourth in the Icecapade at Monmouth on
September 5, worked a half-mile in 48.62 this morning over the training track
and remains under consideration for Saturday’s Grade 1, $350,000 Vosburgh. Last
Sunday, in his first work back, the 4-year-old City Place colt breezed a half-mile over
the training track in a bullet 47.24.