BC contenders fill Saturday's packed graded stakes work tab

BC contenders fill Saturday's packed graded stakes work tab
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Preakness Stakes winner Swiss Skydiver and Kentucky Derby winner Authentic both worked on Saturday in preparation for their respective Breeders' Cup races. Continue reading for all of Saturday's graded stakes work.

Churchill Downs

Tom's d'Etat (Smart Strike) a Grade 1 winner (2019 Clark) worked 6 furlongs in 1:13.2 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 3 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Whitney (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Saratoga on August 1 for trainer Al Stall Jr.. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland on Nov. 7.

Arklow (Arch) a Grade 1 winner (2019 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic) worked 5 furlongs in 59.4 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 37 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 1st in the Kentucky Turf Cup (G3) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Kentucky Downs on September 12 for trainer Brad Cox. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Turf on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Texas Wedge (Colonel John) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Joe Hernandez) worked 4 furlongs in 51.8 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 74th fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 4th in the Jim McKay Turf Sprint going 5 furlongs on the turf at Pimlico on October 1 for trainer Peter Miller. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Keeneland on Nov. 7.

Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) a six time Grade 1 winner worked 6 furlongs in 1:14.8 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the second fastest of 3 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 1st in the La Troienne (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 4 for trainer Brad Cox. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Keeneland on Nov. 7.

Factor This (The Factor) a three time Grade 2 winner (2020 Dinner Party 2020 Wise Dan 2020 Muniz Memorial) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 23rd fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Dinner Party (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Pimlico on October 3 for trainer Brad Cox. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Turf at Keeneland on Nov. 7.

Owendale (Into Mischief) a three time Grade 3 winner (2019 Oklahoma Derby 2019 Ohio Derby 2019 Lexington) worked 4 furlongs in 49.4 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 32nd fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Pimlico Special (G3) going 1 3/16 miles on the main track at Pimlico on October 2 for trainer Brad Cox.

Sally's Curlin (Curlin) a two time Grade 3 winner (2020 Hurricane Bertie 2019 Chilukki) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 20th fastest of 37 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Derby City Distaff (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 5 for trainer Dale Romans.

Casa Creed (Jimmy Creed) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Hall of Fame) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 23rd fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 4th in the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Keeneland on October 3 for trainer Bill Mott.

War of Will (War Front) a two time Grade 1 winner (2020 Maker's Mark Mile 2019 Preakness) worked 5 furlongs in 59.8 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 37 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Woodbine on September 19 for trainer Mark Casse. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Global Campaign (Curlin) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Woodward H.) worked 5 furlongs in 1:03.2 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 30th fastest of 37 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 1st in the Woodward H. (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Saratoga on September 5 for trainer Stanley Hough. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Swiss Skydiver (Daredevil) a two time Grade 1 winner (2020 Preakness 2020 Alabama) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 23rd fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Preakness (G1) going 1 3/16 miles on the main track at Pimlico on October 3 for trainer Kenny McPeek. She is pointed towards either the Breeders' Cup Classic or Distaff, both Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Iroquois) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.2 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 37 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 10th in the Fountain of Youth (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Gulfstream Park on February 29 for trainer Dale Romans.

Enforceable (Tapit) a Grade 3 winner (2020 LeComte) worked 5 furlongs in 59.8 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 37 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 7th in the Kentucky Derby (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 5 for trainer Mark Casse.

Simply Ravishing (Laoban) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Darley Alcibiades) worked 4 furlongs in 47.2 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Darley Alcibiades (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland on October 2 for trainer Kenny McPeek. She is pointed toward the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies on Nov. 6 at Keeneland.

Beau Recall (IRE) (Sir Prancealot (IRE)) a four time Grade 2 winner worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 23rd fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 2nd in the First Lady (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Keeneland on October 3 for trainer Brad Cox.

Aunt Pearl (IRE) (Lope de Vega (IRE)) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Jessamine) worked 4 furlongs in 51.0 at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning. It was the 67th fastest of 82 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Jessamine (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Keeneland on October 7 for trainer Brad Cox. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Nov. 6 at Keeneland.

Churchill Training

Fire At Will (Declaration of War) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Pilgrim) worked 4 furlongs in 48.4 at Churchill Training on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 35 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Pilgrim (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on October 3 for trainer Mike Maker. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf on Nov. 6 at Keeneland.

Fancy Liquor (Lookin At Lucky) a Grade 2 winner (2020 American Turf presented by Smithfield) worked 5 furlongs in 59.8 at Churchill Training on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 19 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Training. In his last start he placed 1st in the American Turf (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Churchill Downs on September 5 for trainer Mike Maker.

Somelikeithotbrown (Big Brown) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Bernard Baruch H.) worked 4 furlongs in 51.0 at Churchill Training on Saturday morning. It was the 27th fastest of 35 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Dinner Party (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Pimlico on October 3 for trainer Mike Maker.

Fair Hill

New and Improved (Cairo Prince) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Sands Point) worked 3 furlongs in 37.4 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the 6th fastest of 20 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 3 furlongs at Fair Hill. In her last start she placed 7th in the Mrs. Revere (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Churchill Downs on November 29 for trainer Chad Brown.

Mean Mary (Scat Daddy) a Grade 2 winner (2020 New York) worked 7 furlongs in 1:26.6 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 2 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 6 furlongs at Fair Hill. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Diana (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 23 for trainer Graham Motion. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

New and Improved (Cairo Prince) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Sands Point) worked 3 furlongs in 37.4 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the 6th fastest of 20 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 3 furlongs at Fair Hill. In her last start she placed 7th in the Mrs. Revere (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Churchill Downs on November 29 for trainer Chad Brown.

Wet Your Whistle (Stroll) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational) worked 4 furlongs in 49.8 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the 20th fastest of 31 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational (G3) going 6 furlongs on the turf at Belmont Park on October 4 for trainer Michael Trombetta.

Shotski (Blame) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Remsen) worked 3 furlongs in 38.2 at Fair Hill on Saturday morning. It was the 18th fastest of 20 works at the distance. His previous work was 215 days ago going 4 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. In his last start he placed 4th in the Fountain of Youth (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Gulfstream Park on February 29 for trainer Jeremiah O'Dwyer.

Gulfstream Park

Jackson (Kantharos) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Gulfstream Park Sprint) worked 4 furlongs in 49.3 at Gulfstream Park on Saturday morning. It was the 58th fastest of 101 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. In his last start he placed 5th in the Wildcat Heir going 1 mile on the main track at Gulfstream Park on September 26 for trainer Jose Pinchin.

King Guillermo (Uncle Mo) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Tampa Bay Derby) worked 4 furlongs in 51.7 at Gulfstream Park on Saturday morning. It was the 93rd fastest of 101 works at the distance. His previous work was 49 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Arkansas Derby (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Oaklawn Park on May 2 for trainer Juan Carlos Avila.

Keeneland

Engage (Into Mischief) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Phoenix) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.2 at Keeneland on Saturday morning. It was the 9th fastest of 40 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Keeneland. In his last start he placed 5th in the Vosburgh (G2) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Belmont Park on September 26 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Marzo (Medaglia d'Oro) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Sycamore) worked 4 furlongs in 50.4 at Keeneland on Saturday morning. It was the 88th fastest of 104 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 7th in the Sword Dancer (G1) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 29 for trainer Mike Maker.

Vexatious (Giant's Causeway) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Personal Ensign) worked 4 furlongs in 50.2 at Keeneland on Saturday morning. It was the 77th fastest of 104 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Keeneland. In her last start she placed 5th in the La Troienne (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 4 for trainer Jack Sisterson. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Distaff on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Around the country

Harpers First Ride (Paynter) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Pimlico Special) worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Laurel Park on Saturday morning. It was the 7th fastest of 58 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Pimlico Special (G3) going 1 3/16 miles on the main track at Pimlico on October 2 for trainer Claudio A. Gonzalez.

Tusk (Tapit) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Tropical Turf) worked 3 furlongs in 35.7 at Palm Meadows Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 3 furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center. In his last start he placed 1st in the Tropical Turf (G3) going 1 mile on the turf at Gulfstream Park on January 11 for trainer Saffie Joseph Jr..

Santa Anita

Grecian Fire (Unusual Heat) a Grade 3 winner (2019 All American) worked 4 furlongs in 50.8 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 44th fastest of 51 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 6 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 4th in the Berkeley (G3) going 1 1/16 miles on the synthetic at Golden Gate Fields on November 30 for trainer Keith Desormeaux.

Improbable (City Zip) a four time Grade 1 winner worked 6 furlongs in 1:12.4 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the fastest of 4 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 1st in the Awesome Again (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Bob Baffert. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Blitzkrieg (War Front) a two time Grade 3 winner (2020 American 2019 San Francisco Mile) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.2 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 33rd fastest of 62 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 4th in the City of Hope Mile (G2) going 1 mile on the turf at Santa Anita Park on October 3 for trainer Doug O'Neill.

Midcourt (Midnight Lute) a Grade 2 winner (2020 San Pasqual) worked 5 furlongs in 1:03.0 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 56th fastest of 62 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Awesome Again (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer John Shirreffs.

Harvest Moon (Uncle Mo) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Zenyatta) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.2 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 33rd fastest of 62 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 1st in the Zenyatta (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 27 for trainer Simon Callaghan. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Distaff on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Mucho Unusual (Mucho Macho Man) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Rodeo Drive) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.4 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 39th fastest of 62 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 1st in the Rodeo Drive (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Tim Yakteen. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Maxim Rate (Exchange Rate) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Senorita) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 23rd fastest of 51 works at the distance. Her previous work was 8 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Rodeo Drive (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Simon Callaghan.

Wildman Jack (Goldencents) a Grade 3 winner (2020 San Simeon) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.0 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 28th fastest of 62 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Eddie D (G2) going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Santa Anita Park on September 25 for trainer Doug O'Neill. He is pointed toward either the Breeders' Cup Sprint or Turf Sprint, both on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Hard Not to Love (Hard Spun) a Grade 1 winner (2019 La Brea) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.2 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 33rd fastest of 62 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Zenyatta (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 27 for trainer John Shirreffs. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint on Nov. 7 at Keeneland. 

Storm the Court (Court Vision) a Grade 1 winner (2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile) worked 4 furlongs in 48.4 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 19th fastest of 51 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 6th in the Kentucky Derby going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 5 for trainer Peter Eurton.

Princess Noor (Not This Time) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Del Mar Debutante) worked 5 furlongs in 59.2 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 62 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 1st in the Chandelier (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Bob Baffert. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies on Nov. 6 at Keeneland

Authentic (Into Mischief) a two time Grade 1 winner (2020 Kentucky Derby 2020 Haskell) worked 5 furlongs in 59.8 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 62 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Preakness (G1) going 1 3/16 miles on the main track at Pimlico on October 3 for trainer Bob Baffert. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Independence Hall (Constitution) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Nashua) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.8 at Santa Anita Park on Saturday morning. It was the 26th fastest of 62 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 5th in the Florida Derby (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Gulfstream Park on March 28 for trainer Michael Trombetta.

San Luis Rey Training Center

Lady Prancealot (IRE) (Sir Prancealot (IRE)) a Grade 1 winner (2019 American Oaks) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.2 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the second fastest of 20 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Rodeo Drive (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Richard Baltas.

Into Chocolate (Into Mischief) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Chillingworth) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.4 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the third fastest of 20 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In her last start she placed 1st in the Chillingworth (G3) going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 25 for trainer Clifford W. Sise Jr..


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(City Zip) a two time Grade 2 winner (2020 Santa Anita Sprint Championship 2020 Pat O'Brien) worked 4 furlongs in 48.8 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 21 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G2) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 27 for trainer Peter Miller. He is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Sprint on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

Oscar Dominguez (IRE) (Zoffany (IRE)) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Hollywood Turf Cup) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.4 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Saturday morning. It was the 13th fastest of 31 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In his last start he placed 5th in the John Henry Turf Championship (G2) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on September 26 for trainer Richard Baltas.

Woodbine

Starship Jubilee (Indy Wind) a two time Grade 2 winner (2020 Ballston Spa 2020 Hillsborough) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.6 at Woodbine on Saturday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 13 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Woodbine. In her last start she placed 1st in the Woodbine Mile (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Woodbine on September 19 for trainer Kevin Attard. She is pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Mile on Nov. 7 at Keeneland.

March to the Arch (Arch) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Wise Dan) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.4 at Woodbine on Saturday morning. It was the 9th fastest of 65 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Woodbine. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Woodbine Mile (G1) going 1 mile on the turf at Woodbine on September 19 for trainer Mark Casse.

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