Trainer Todd Pletcher sent out a quartet of Breeders’ Cup hopefuls Sunday morning, including undefeated juvenile stars
Shanghai Bobby, Dreaming of Julia, and
Shanghai Bobby, whose victory in the Grade 1 Foxwoods
Champagne ran his record to 4-for-4, breezed a half-mile in 47.48 over the
Belmont training track as he prepares for his role as the likely favorite in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.
Grade 1 Frizette winner
Dreaming of Julia covered the same distance in 48.02 for the Juvenile
Fillies, while Kauai Katie, under consideration for the Juvenile Fillies
or the Juvenile Sprint, worked five furlongs
in company with Filly and Mare Sprint-bound Turbulent Descent.
NYRA clockers caught Turbulent Descent in 1:00.85 and Kauai Katie in 1:00.87.
The quartet is scheduled to depart for
California on October 30 to join the
rest of Pletcher’s Breeders’ Cup contingent including Love and Pride,
Turbo Compressor, Tara From the Cape,
Bridgetown, In Lingerie, and Doubles Partner.