Grade 1 winners Vekoma, Fighting Mad highlight graded stakes work tab

Grade 1 winners Vekoma, Fighting Mad highlight graded stakes work tab
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A graded stakes work tab light on numbers included plenty of quality over the past two days as Grade 1 winners Vekoma, Volatile and Fighting Mad -- along with Grade 2 winner Venetian Harbor -- all drilled towards their next assignments.

Below, get the full rundown of graded stakes workers from across the nation for both Tuesday and Wednesday:


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(Super Saver) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Shuvee) worked 4 furlongs in 50.0 at Belmont Park on Wednesday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 24 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Shuvee (G3) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Saratoga on August 30 for trainer Fausto Gutierrez.


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(Into Mischief) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Schuylerville) worked 5 furlongs in 1:03.5 at Belterra Park on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 4 works at the distance. Her previous work was 31 days ago going 4 furlongs at Thistledown. In her last start she placed 1st in the Schuylerville (G3) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on July 16 for trainer Timothy E. Hamm.

No Parole (Violence) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Woody Stephens) worked 4 furlongs in 46.4 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 19 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 9th in the H. Allen Jerkens (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on August 1 for trainer Tom Amoss. 

Silver Prospector (Declaration of War) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Kentucky Jockey Club) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.8 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 13 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 7th in the Arkansas Derby (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Oaklawn Park on May 2 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Fighting Mad (New Year's Day) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Clement L. Hirsch) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.8 at Santa Anita Park on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 15 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 6 furlongs at Del Mar. In her last start she placed 1st in the Clement L. Hirsch (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Del Mar on August 2 for trainer Bob Baffert.

Tax (Arch) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Jim Dandy) worked 4 furlongs in 47.6 at Saratoga on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 12 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 5 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 5th in the Oaklawn Handicap (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Oaklawn Park on May 2 for trainer Danny Gargan.

Vekoma (Candy Ride (ARG)) a two time Grade 1 winner (2020 Met Mile 2020 Carter ) worked 4 furlongs in 48.4 at Saratoga on Wednesday morning. It was the third fastest of 12 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going 3 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 1st in the Met Mile (G1) going 1 mile on the main track at Belmont Park on July 4 for trainer George Weaver.

Venetian Harbor (Munnings) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Las Virgenes) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Wednesday morning. It was the fastest of 2 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Longines Test (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on August 8 for trainer Richard Baltas. She is training up to the Nov. 7 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Keeneland.

Four Graces (Majesticperfection) a two time Grade 3 winner (2020 Beaumont 2020 Dogwood) worked 4 furlongs in 48.6 at Churchill Downs on Tuesday morning. It was the 12th fastest of 49 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 2nd in the Eight Belles presented by Twinspires.com (G2) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Churchill Downs on September 4 for trainer Ian Wilkes.

Volatile (Violence) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at Saratoga on Tuesday morning. It was the fastest of 2 works at the distance. His previous work was 10 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 1st in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on July 25 for trainer Steve Asmussen. 

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