Royal Delta put in her
final serious work for Sunday’s Grade 1, $600,000 Personal Ensign Invitational
this morning, breezing four furlongs in a bullet 48.95 seconds under exercise
rider Rodolphe Brisset.
move over the
Oklahoma training track was the fastest of 18
at the distance.
worked early, went well,” said Royal Delta’s Hall of Fame trainer, Bill Mott.
“She worked well, galloped out well, cooled out well. I’m pleased with the way
she is preparing for the race.”
daughter of Empire Maker, last year’s 3-year-old filly champion, enters the 1
1/8-mile Personal Ensign off a neck victory in the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap
over Tiz Miz Sue, who is also being
pointed to Sunday’s race, as is fourth-place finisher Love and Pride.
Trained by Todd Pletcher, Love and Pride breezed four furlongs this
Park in a bullet 47.70, fastest of 29
works at the distance.
Pletcher also will saddle R Gypsy
Gold, third as the favorite in the Molly Pitcher on July 29 at
Park , in the Personal Ensign. The
4-year-old Bernardini filly tuned up for Sunday’s race this morning, breezing
four furlongs in 48.95 over the main track.