Mucho Gusto, Halladay highlight Friday's graded stakes workers

Mucho Gusto, Halladay highlight Friday's graded stakes workers
Photo: Neville Hopwood/Dubai Racing Club

Halladay, preparing for the Fort Lauderdale (G2) and Mucho Gusto, who has not raced since winning the Saudi Cup in February, highlighted Friday's work tab. For more details and the rest of Friday's graded stakes workers, continue reading.

A Thread of Blue (Hard Spun) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Palm Beach) worked 3 furlongs in 36.0 at Casse Training Center on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 4 works at the distance. His previous work was 101 days ago going 4 furlongs at Parx Racing. In his last start he placed 7th in the Oceanport going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Monmouth Park on August 9 for trainer John Servis.

Cazadero (Street Sense) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Bashford Manor) worked 3 furlongs in 39.4 at Fair Grounds on Friday morning. It was the 10th fastest of 10 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going 3 furlongs at Stonestreet Training Llc. In his last start he placed 5th in the Saratoga Special (G2) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Saratoga on August 7 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Four Wheel Drive (American Pharoah) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.2 at Keeneland on Friday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 10 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Keeneland. In his last start he placed 7th in an allowance race going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Churchill Downs on May 17 for trainer Wesley Ward.

Halladay (War Front) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Fourstardave H.) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.2 at Palm Beach Downs on Friday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 4 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Palm Beach Downs. In his last start he placed 6th in the Breeders' Cup Mile. going 1 mile on the turf at Keeneland on November 7 for trainer Todd Pletcher. He is pointed toward the Fot Lauderdale (G2) on Dec. 12 at Gulfstream Park. 

Spooky Channel (English Channel) a Grade 3 winner (2020 McKnight) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.5 on turf at Palm Meadows Training Center on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 14 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center. In his last start he placed 6th in the Manhattan (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on July 4 for trainer Brian Lynch.

Admission Office (Point of Entry) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Louisville) worked 4 furlongs in 50.8 on turf at Palm Meadows Training Center on Friday morning. It was the 27th fastest of 32 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center. In his last start he placed 1st in the Louisville (G3) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Churchill Downs on June 13 for trainer Brian Lynch.

Guildsman (FR) (Wootton Bassett (GB)) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Franklin-Simpson) worked 4 furlongs in 49.8 on turf at Palm Meadows Training Center on Friday morning. It was the 16th fastest of 32 works at the distance. His previous work was 5 days ago going 4 furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center. In his last start he placed 5th in the Nearctic (G2) going 6 furlongs on the turf at Woodbine on October 18 for trainer Brendan Walsh.

Adventist (Any Given Saturday) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Greenwood Cup) worked 4 furlongs in 49.8 at Parx Racing on Friday morning. It was the 15th fastest of 27 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Parx Racing. In his last start he placed 5th in a starter allowance race going 1 mile 70 yards on the main track at Parx Racing on July 14 for trainer Uriah St. Lewis.

Chaos Theory (Curlin) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Green Flash H.) worked 4 furlongs in 49.2 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the 19th fastest of 33 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in an allowance race going 5 furlongs on the turf at Del Mar on November 20 for trainer John Sadler.

Fighting Mad (New Year's Day) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Clement L. Hirsch) worked 4 furlongs in 47.0 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 33 works at the distance. Her previous work was 6 days ago going 3 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Zenyatta (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Santa Anita Park on September 27 for trainer Bob Baffert.

Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Pegasus World Cup) worked 6 furlongs in 1:12.6 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 5 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 6 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 4th in the Saudi Cup going about 1 1/8 miles on the D at King Abdulaziz Racecourse on Feb. 29 for trainer Bob Baffert. Since that race he has worked nine times, beginning Oct. 9. The next major target is the Pegasus World Cup (G1) on Jan. 23 at Gulfstream Park.

Oleksandra (AUS) (Animal Kingdom) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Jaipur) worked 3 furlongs in 39.0 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 2 works at the distance. Her previous work was 18 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 9th in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1) going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Keeneland on November 7 for trainer Neil Drysdale.

Independence Hall (Constitution) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Nashua) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.4 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the 19th fastest of 38 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 1st in an allowance race going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track at Del Mar on Nov. 8 for trainer Michael McCarthy. He is pointed toward the Malibu (G1) on Dec. 26 at Santa Anita.

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