Ticker
  • Strike Charmer (27-1) runs by Lady Eli late in the Ballston Spa.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Masochistic (1-5) sprints to an easy victory in the Pat O'Brien at Del Mar.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Arrogate (11-1) wins the Travers for fun in stakes record time!Posted 21 hours ago
  • Flintshire (1-5) rolls up the rail to win the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 22 hours ago
  • A.P. Indian (1-1) easily wins the Grade 1 Forego in stakes record time of 1:20.99.Posted 22 hours ago
  • Drefong (3-1) dominates the Grade 1 King's Bishop every step of the way.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Haveyougoneaway (10-1) gets there with a strong late in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 1 day ago
  • Cavorting (2-1) rolls late to get up in the Grade 1 Personal Ensign.Posted 1 day ago
  • Hit It Once More makes every pole a winning one in the Albany Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Syndergaard makes short work of the Funny Cide to remain perfect in two starts.Posted 2 days ago

Wise Dan Stretches Legs at Keeneland

Reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan put in a strong gallop early Saturday morning on the main track as the Keeneland phase of his preparations for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) began to wind down.

With regular exercise rider Damien Rock up, Wise Dan came on the track shortly before 6:30 on the chilly morning, stood by the finish for about five minutes and then galloped 1½ miles.

“I did not put the watch on him until the eighth pole and I got him in :11 and change to the wire and then another :11 and change to an eighth after the wire,” trainer Charlie LoPresti said. “That was just what I wanted. Damien had him well out in the middle of the track and I told him to ease him down toward the rail at the three-eighths pole and let him run through the lane.”

Owned by Morton Fink, Wise Dan is scheduled to ship to Santa Anita on Tuesday.

Second in the off-the-turf Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) on Oct. 5, Wise Dan returned to the work tab last Saturday with a half-mile work in :47.40.

“We are doing just what we did last year here,” LoPresti said of Breeders’ Cup preparations. “He couldn’t be doing any better.”

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Wise Dan Stretches Legs at Keeneland...

I watched a BC preview show on Youtube by Sky Sports. They REALLY respect Wise Dan. They were discussing his Timeform rating and had nothing but praise for him.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories