Knicks Go breezes; 11 other graded winners also work

Knicks Go breezes; 11 other graded winners also work
Photo: Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire

Expected to make his next start Aug. 7 in the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, Knicks Go returned to the work tab with a four-furlong turn at Ellis Park. He was among four Grade 1 winners who breezed Sunday.

Here are the workouts by graded-stakes winners that were reported Sunday:

Knicks Go (Paynter), a three0time Grade 1 winner (2021 Pegasus World Cup Invitational, 2020 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, 2018 Claiborne Breeders' Futurity), worked 4 furlongs in 49.2 at Ellis Park on Sunday morning. It was the 35th fastest of 53 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 1st in the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (G3) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Prairie Meadows on July 2 for trainer Brad Cox.

Shedaresthedevil (Daredevil) a two-time Grade 1 winner (2021 La Troienne, 2020 Kentucky Oaks) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.4 at Ellis Park on Sunday morning. It was the fastest of 9 works at the distance. Her previous work was 6 days ago going 5 furlongs at Ellis Park. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Ogden Phipps (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5 for trainer Brad Cox.

Channel Cat (English Channel) a Grade 1 winner (2021 Man o' War) worked 4 furlongs in 50.4 at Saratoga on Sunday morning. It was the 9th fastest of 16 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 7th in the Resorts World Casino Manhattan (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on June 5 for trainer Jack Sisterson.

Keeper Ofthe Stars (Midnight Lute) a Grade 1 winner (2020 Gamely) worked 6 furlongs in 1:13.8 at Del Mar on Sunday morning. It was the second fastest of 6 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 4th in the Gamely (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on May 31 for trainer Jonathan Wong.

Max Player (Honor Code) a Grade 2 winner (2021 Suburban) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.6 at Belmont Park on Sunday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 9 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at Belmont Park. In his last start he placed 1st in the Suburban (G2) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on July 3 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Clairiere (Curlin) a Grade 2 winner (2021 Rachel Alexandra) worked 4 furlongs in 50.1 at Saratoga on Sunday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 16 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Saratoga. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Mother Goose (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on June 26 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Sleepy Eyes Todd (Paddy O'Prado) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Charles Town Classic) worked 4 furlongs in 49.5 at Canterbury Park on Sunday morning. It was the 48th fastest of 65 works at the distance. His previous work was 24 days ago going 4 furlongs at Canterbury Park. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Bosselman Pump and Pantry/Gus Fonner going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Fonner Park on April 24 for trainer Miguel Angel Silva.

Warrior's Charge (Munnings) a two-time Grade 3 winner (2020 Philip H. Iselin, 2020 Razorback) worked 4 furlongs in 47.6 at Ellis Park on Sunday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 53 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at Ellis Park. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Stephen Foster (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on June 26 for trainer Brad Cox.

Silver Dust (Tapit) a four-time Grade 3 winner worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Colonial Downs on Sunday morning. It was the fastest of 8 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 9th in the Stephen Foster (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on June 26 for trainer Bret Calhoun.

Restrainedvengence (Hold Me Back) a Grade 3 winner (2021 American) worked 3 furlongs in 36.8 at Del Mar on Sunday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 22 works at the distance. His previous work was 5 days ago going 5 furlongs at Del Mar. In his last start he placed 1st in the American (G3) going 1 mile on the turf at Santa Anita Park on June 20 for trainer Val Brinkerhoff.

Pixelate (City Zip) a Grade 2 winner (2020 Del Mar Derby) worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Fair Hill on Sunday morning. It was the fastest of 7 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Fair Hill. In his last start he placed 1st in the Prince George's County going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Pimlico on June 13 for trainer Michael Stidham.

Cookie Dough (Brethren) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Royal Delta) worked 3 furlongs in 37.5 at Gulfstream Park on Sunday morning. It was the 25th fastest of 51 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 5th in the Sheer Drama going 7 furlongs on the main track at Gulfstream Park on September 6 for trainer Juan Alvarado.

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