Ticker
  • In his first start since the Remsen, Gift Box rolls over a strong allowance field at Belmont.Posted 1 day ago
  • Nyquist has spiked a fever, delaying his trip to Belmont, via DRF's Dave Grening.Posted 5 days ago
  • Second Summer holds off Hard Aces to win the Grade 2 Californian.Posted 5 days ago
  • Exaggerator turns the tables and is victorious in the Preakness (G1).Posted 6 days ago
  • Takeover Target flies home late to win from last in the Grade 2 Dixie.Posted 6 days ago
  • American Freedom fights back for Sir Barton victory.Posted 6 days ago
  • Mizz Money holds on to take the Gallorette (G3) by a nose.Posted 6 days ago
  • Justin Squared was too fast to catch in the Chick Lang.Posted 6 days ago
  • Lady Shipman does not disappoint with a victory in The Very One.Posted 6 days ago
  • Marengo Road gets ahead to take the James W. Murphy.Posted 7 days ago

Quality Road Heads Worktab

Quality Road headed Todd Pletcher’s worktab on Sunday morning, breezing five furlongs in preparation for the November 6 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs. Sent over the Belmont Park training track with Grade 3-winning grass runner Pleasant Strike, Quality Road was clocked in 1:01.06, which Pletcher termed “an exceptionally good work with a very strong gallop-out.”

 

Also working over the training track for Pletcher were Repole Stable’s Grade 1 Three Chimneys Hopeful runner-up Stay Thirsty (5f 1:02.12), who is also looking toward the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. On the main track, Grade 1 winner Bribon, most recently sixth in the Forego closing weekend at Saratoga and under consideration for supplementation to either the Breeders’ Cup Sprint or Dirt Mile, covered four furlongs in 48.92, while New York-breds Ibboyee (4f 49.73) and Manteca (4f 49.71) worked toward the October 23 Empire Classic.

 

In other notable works, Godolphin Stable sent out Gayego to breeze four furlongs in 47.44, the second-fastest of 46 works at the distance. Gayego, who followed a fourth-place finish in the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap this summer at Saratoga with a win in the Presque Isle Mile on September 10, is being pointed toward the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. Also on the worktab for Godolphin was Vineyard Haven, who worked five furlongs in 1:00.97, also in preparation for a likely start in the Dirt Mile.

 

Grade 3 Noble Damsel winner Strike the Bell turned in her final serious work for next Saturday’s Grade 3 Athenia, breezing a half-mile over the training track in 48.89. Also under consideration for the Athenia is Maram, who was clocked over the inner turf in a bullet 1:02.03 five-furlong move. 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories