BC winners Aloha West, Loves Only You return to work

BC winners Aloha West, Loves Only You return to work
Photo: Richard Steele/Eclipse Sportswire

Breeders' Cup winners Loves Only You and Aloha West each returned to the work tab for the first time since their triumphs at Del Mar on Nov. 6.

Loves Only You went an easy half mile in 53.0 seconds at Del Mar for trainer Yoshito Yahagi. The Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf winner is slated to maker her next start in the Hong Kong Cup (G1) on Dec. 12. 

Aloha West, winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint breezed four furlongs in 49.4 seconds at Fair Grounds. Trainer Wayne Catalano told Horse Racing Nation last week that Aloha West was unlikely to start again this year. 

Below is the full rundown of graded-stakes workers on Wednesday.

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Green Light Go (Hard Spun) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Saratoga Special) worked 3 furlongs in 36.0 at Belmont Park on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 29 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Belmont Park. In his last start he placed 6th in the Vigil (G3) going 6 furlongs on the synthetic at Woodbine on August 1 for trainer Michael J. Doyle.

Enola Gay (Uncle Mo) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Appalachian) worked 4 furlongs in 48.6 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning. It was the 18th fastest of 43 works at the distance. Her previous work was 4 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 8th in an allowance race going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Keeneland on October 15 for trainer Shug McGaughey.

Loves Only You (JPN) (Deep Impact (JPN)) a Grade 1 winner (2021 Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf) worked 4 furlongs in 53.0 at Del Mar on Wednesday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 4 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) going 1 3/8 miles on the turf at Del Mar on November 6 for trainer Yoshito Yahagi.

Cilla (California Chrome) a Grade 2 winner (2021 Prioress) worked 4 furlongs in 48.8 at Fair Grounds on Wednesday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 47 works at the distance. Her previous work was 11 days ago going 4 furlongs at Fair Grounds. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Lexus Raven Run (G2) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Keeneland on October 23 for trainer Brett A. Brinkman.

Aloha West (Hard Spun) a Grade 1 winner (2021 Qatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint) worked 4 furlongs in 49.4 at Fair Grounds on Wednesday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 47 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Qatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Del Mar on November 6 for trainer Wayne M. Catalano.

Miles Ahead (Competitive Edge) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Smile Sprint Invitational) worked 4 furlongs in 46.9 at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday morning. It was the second fastest of 64 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. In his last start he placed 2nd in a handicap going 5 furlongs on the main track at Gulfstream Park on September 5 for trainer Edward Plesa Jr..

Cookie Dough (Brethren) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Royal Delta) worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 64 works at the distance. Her previous work was 14 days ago going 4 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. In her last start she placed 7th in an allowance race going 1 mile on the main track at Gulfstream Park on October 22 for trainer Juan Alvarado.

Well Defined (With Distinction) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Sam F. Davis) worked 6 furlongs in 1:13.9 at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 1 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 4th in a starter allowance race going 7 furlongs on the main track at Gulfstream Park on October 30 for trainer Kathleen O'Connell.

Hibiscus Punch (Into Mischief) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Runhappy Barbara Fritchie) worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Laurel Park on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 11 works at the distance. Her previous work was 10 days ago going 4 furlongs at Laurel Park. In her last start she placed 5th in the Derby City Distaff presented by Kendall-Jackson Winery (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Churchill Downs on May 1 for trainer Justin J. Nixon.

Phat Man (Munnings) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Fred W. Hooper) worked 4 furlongs in 48.7 at Palm Meadows Training Center on Wednesday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 24 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 7th in the M.P. Ballezzi Appreciation Mile going 1 mile on the main track at Parx Racing on October 12 for trainer Kent Sweezey.

Yes This Time (Not This Time) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Kent) worked 4 furlongs in 49.5 at Palm Meadows Training Center on Wednesday morning. It was the 14th fastest of 24 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Bryan Station going 1 mile on the turf at Keeneland on October 30 for trainer Kelly Breen.

Grace Adler (Curlin) a Grade 1 winner (2021 TVG Del Mar Debutante) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.6 at Santa Anita Park on Wednesday morning. It was the 10th fastest of 28 works at the distance. Her previous work was 6 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 5th in the Chandelier (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on October 1 for trainer Bob Baffert.

As Time Goes By (American Pharoah) a two time Grade 2 winner (2021 Santa Maria 2021 Santa Margarita) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.0 at Santa Anita Park on Wednesday morning. It was the third fastest of 28 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 8th in the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Del Mar on November 6 for trainer Bob Baffert.

Cezanne (Curlin) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Kona Gold) worked 4 furlongs in 48.2 at Santa Anita Park on Wednesday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 17 works at the distance. His previous work was 5 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 1st in the Kona Gold (G3) going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track at Santa Anita Park on April 18 for trainer Bob Baffert.

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