Return of Art Collector highlights Saturday's graded stakes works

Return of Art Collector highlights Saturday's graded stakes works
Photo: Eclipse Sportswire

After grabbing a quarter and being forced out of the 2020 Kentucky Derby, Art Collector returned to the track on Saturday, going 4 furlongs in 48.1 at Skylight Training Center. He is aiming for the Oct. 3 Preakness Stakes. 

More details on Art Collector and the rest of Saturday's graded stakes work can be found below.

Sir Anthony (Mineshaft) a two time Grade 3 winner (2019 Cornhusker 2018 Harlan's Holiday) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at Arlington on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 25 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Arlington. In his last start he placed 3rd in an allowance race going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Arlington on August 27 for trainer Anthony Mitchell.

Cross Border (English Channel) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Bowling Green) worked 4 furlongs in 50.2 at Belmont Park on Saturday morning. It was the 67th fastest of 116 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Sword Dancer (G1) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 29 for trainer Mike Maker.

Warrior's Charge (Munnings) a two time Grade 3 winner (2020 Philip H. Iselin 2020 Razorback) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.2 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 47 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 1st in the Philip H. Iselin (G3) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Monmouth Park on August 22 for trainer Brad Cox.

Bonny South (Munnings) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Fair Grounds Oaks) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 47 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Alabama (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Saratoga on August 15 for trainer Brad Cox.

Aquaphobia (Giant's Causeway) a Grade 1 winner (2020 United Nations) worked 4 furlongs in 50.6 at Churchill Training on Saturday morning. It was the 29th fastest of 35 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Sword Dancer (G1) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 29 for trainer Mike Maker.

Win Win Win (Hat Trick (JPN)) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Forego Presented by America's Best Racing) worked 4 furlongs in 51.0 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the 21st fastest of 22 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Forego Presented by America's Best Racing (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on August 29 for trainer Michael Trombetta.

Lexitonian (Speightstown) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Chick Lang) worked 4 furlongs in 52.8 at Keeneland on Saturday morning. It was the 51st fastest of 52 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 5th in the Forego Presented by America's Best Racing (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on August 29 for trainer Jack Sisterson.

Valedictorian (Temple City) a two time Grade 3 winner (2019 Eatontown 2019 Suwannee River) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.2 at Monmouth Park on Saturday morning. It was the second fastest of 16 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Eatontown going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Monmouth Park on August 29 for trainer Kelly Breen.

High Velocity (Quality Road) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Bob Hope) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at Monmouth Park on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 16 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Monmouth Park. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Robert B. Lewis (G3) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on February 1 for trainer Bob Baffert.

Chaos Theory (Curlin) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Green Flash H.) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.0 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 1 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 3 furlongs at Del Mar. In his last start he placed 1st in the Green Flash H. (G3) going 5 furlongs on the turf at Del Mar on August 22 for trainer John Sadler.

Combatant (Scat Daddy) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Santa Anita Handicap) worked 6 furlongs in 1:13.6 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 4 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 4 furlongs at Del Mar. In his last start he placed 9th in the Del Mar H. Presented by The Japan Racing Association (G2) going 1 3/8 miles on the turf at Del Mar on August 22 for trainer John Sadler.

Casa Creed (Jimmy Creed) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Hall of Fame) worked 4 furlongs in 49.3 at Saratoga on Saturday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 42 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Fourstardave H. (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Saratoga on August 22 for trainer Bill Mott.

Country Grammer (Tonalist) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Peter Pan) worked 4 furlongs in 48.9 at Saratoga on Saturday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 42 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 5th in the Travers (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Saratoga on August 8 for trainer Chad Brown.

Art Collector (Bernardini) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Toyota Blue Grass) worked 4 furlongs in 48.1 at Skylight Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 12 works at the distance. His previous work was 15 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 1st in the Ellis Park Derby going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Ellis Park on August 9 for trainer Tom Drury Jr..

March to the Arch (Arch) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Wise Dan) worked 4 furlongs in 48.6 at Woodbine on Saturday morning. It was the 25th fastest of 52 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Woodbine. In his last start he placed 1st in the King Edward (G2) going 1 mile on the turf at Woodbine on August 15 for trainer Mark Casse.

Starship Jubilee (Indy Wind) a two time Grade 2 winner (2020 Ballston Spa 2020 Hillsborough) worked 4 furlongs in 47.2 at Woodbine on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 39 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Woodbine. In her last start she placed 4th in the Diana (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 23 for trainer Kevin Attard.

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