Work tab: Malathaat and Tax get back in action

Work tab: Malathaat and Tax get back in action
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Three-time Grade 1 winner Malathaat worked for the first time since finishing second in the Shuvee (G2) on July 24. The Todd Pletcher trainee worked four furlongs on the Saratoga dirt in 49.78 seconds, in company with her two-time Grade 1-winning stablemate Nest. Malathaat is probable for the Personal Ensign (G1) on Aug. 27 at the Spa.

Related: Charge It and Nest lead Friday workers for Todd Pletcher

Grade 2 winner Tax also returned to the work tab for the first time since his last race, a victory in the Battery Park Stakes at Delaware Park on July 9. He worked four furlongs on the Saratoga dirt in 50.78 seconds for trainer Danny Gargan.

Here are the 32 graded-stakes winners who worked in North America on Friday morning. To see where they, may be running next, check the Horse Racing Nation Stakes Schedule.

Malathaat (Curlin), a three-time Grade 1 winner (2021 Alabama 2021 Kentucky Oaks, 2021 Ashland), worked four furlongs in 49.7 seconds at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 26th fastest of 51 works at the distance. This was her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed second in the Shuvee (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Saratoga on July 24 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Nest (Curlin), a two-time Grade 1 winner (2022 Coaching Club American Oaks, 2022 Ashland), worked four furlongs in 49.7 seconds at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 26th fastest of 51 works at the distance. This was her first work since her last race. In her last start she won the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Saratoga on July 23 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Bell's the One (Majesticperfection), a Grade 1 winner (2020 Derby City Distaff), worked four furlongs in 46.8 seconds at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 51 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed third in the Chicago (G3) going seven furlongs on the main track at Churchill Downs on June 25 for trainer Neil Pessin.

Express Train (Union Rags), a Grade 1 winner (2022 Santa Anita H.), worked five furlongs in 1:00.8 at Del Mar on Friday morning. It was the 13th fastest of 48 works at the distance. His previous work was 13 days ago going five furlongs at Del Mar. In his last start he placed second in the Californian (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Santa Anita on April 30 for trainer John Shirreffs.

Pizza Bianca (Fastnet Rock (AUS)), a Grade 1 winner (2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf), worked four furlongs in 49.1 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 16th fastest of 59 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In her last start she placed eighth in the Coronation Stakes (G1) going about one mile on the turf at Ascot on June 17 for trainer Christophe Clement.

Arrest Me Red (Pioneerof the Nile), a Grade 2 winner (2022 Twin Spires Turf Sprint), worked five furlongs in 59.2 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 11 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed second in the Jaipur (G1) going six furlongs on the turf at Belmont Park on June 11 for trainer Wesley Ward.

Astronaut (Quality Road), a Grade 2 winner (2021 Del Mar H.), worked five furlongs in 1:01.0 at Del Mar on Friday morning. It was the 20th fastest of 48 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Del Mar. In his last start he placed seventh in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Del Mar on Nov. 26 for trainer John Shirreffs.

Brooklyn Strong (Wicked Strong), a Grade 2 winner (2020 Remsen), worked five furlongs in 1:03.0 at Belmont Park on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 3 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going four furlongs at Belmont Park. In his last start he placed third in the Saginaw going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on July 10 for trainer Victor Barboza Jr..

Caramel Swirl (Union Rags), a Grade 2 winner (2021 Raven Run), worked four furlongs in 48.5 seconds at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the third fastest of 35 works at the distance. Her previous work was 8 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In her last start she won an allowance race going seven furlongs on the main track at Belmont Park on May 20 for trainer Bill Mott.

Devamani (FR) (Dubawi (IRE)), a Grade 2 winner (2020 Knickerbocker), worked four furlongs in 48.8 seconds at Monmouth Park on Friday morning. It was the 12th fastest of 74 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going four furlongs at Monmouth Park. In his last start he placed fifth in an allowance race going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on May 5 for trainer Chad Brown.

Dynamic One (Union Rags), a Grade 2 winner (2022 Suburban), worked five furlongs in 1:02.4 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the fifth fastest of 13 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he won the Suburban (G2) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on July 9 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Tax (Arch), a Grade 2 winner (2019 Jim Dandy), worked four furlongs in 50.7 seconds at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 38th fastest of 51 works at the distance. This was his first work since his last race. In his last start he won the Battery Park going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Delaware Park on July 9 for trainer Danny Gargan.

Analyze It (Point of Entry), a three-time Grade 3 winner (2020 Red Bank, 2018 Transylvania, 2017 Cecil B. DeMille), worked four furlongs in 49.3 on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 18th fastest of 59 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed third in the Cliff Hanger going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Monmouth Park on May 28 for trainer Chad Brown.

Blitzkrieg (War Front), a two-time Grade 3 winner (2020 American, 2019 San Francisco Mile), worked four furlongs in 48.8 seconds at Keeneland on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 1 works at the distance. His previous work was 17 days ago going four furlongs at Keeneland. In his last start he placed third in the Joe Hernandez (G2) going 6 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Santa Anita on Jan. 1 for trainer Doug O'Neill.

Dolce Zel (FR) (Zelzal (FR)), a two-time Grade 3 winner (2022 Lake George, 2022 Florida Oaks), worked four furlongs in 50.2 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 39th fastest of 59 works at the distance. This was her first work since her last race. In her last start she won the Lake George (G3) going one mile on the turf at Saratoga on July 22 for trainer Chad Brown.

Mr. Wireless (Dialed In), a two-time Grade 3 winner (2021 West Virginia Derby, 2021 Indiana Derby), worked five furlongs in 1:03.4 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the ninth fastest of 10 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he won the Michael G. Schaefer Memorial going one mile 70 yards on the main track at Horseshoe Indianapolis on July 9 for trainer Bret Calhoun.

Sacred Life (FR) (Siyouni (FR)), a two-time Grade 3 winner (2022 Monmouth, 2021 Knickerbocker), worked five furlongs in 1:01.3 on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the sixth fastest of 11 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he won the Monmouth (G3) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Monmouth Park on June 18 for trainer Chad Brown.

Set Piece (GB) (Dansili (GB)), a two-time Grade 2 winner (2022 Dinner Party, 2021 Wise Dan), worked four furlongs in 47.4 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 59 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed fifth in the Forbidden Apple (G3) going one mile on the turf at Saratoga on July 15 for trainer Brad Cox.

Adare Manor (Uncle Mo), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Las Virgenes), worked six furlongs in 1:11.6 at Del Mar on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 7 works at the distance. Her previous work was 9 days ago going six furlongs at Del Mar. In her last start she placed second in the Black-Eyed Susan (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Pimlico on May 20 for trainer Sean McCarthy.

Bran (FR) (Muhaarar (GB)), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Daytona), worked four furlongs in 48.2 seconds at Del Mar on Friday morning. It was the 19th fastest of 63 works at the distance. This was his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed third in the Wickerr going one mile on the turf at Del Mar on July 24 for trainer John Sadler.

Captivating Moon (Malibu Moon), a Grade 3 winner (2021 Fair Grounds), worked five furlongs in 59.8 seconds at Colonial Downs on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 1 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going four furlongs at Colonial Downs. In his last start he placed second in the Outbound Ike going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Hawthorne on June 25 for trainer Chris M. Block.

Cazadero (Street Sense), a Grade 3 winner (2020 Bashford Manor), worked four furlongs in 50.4 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 45th fastest of 59 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going five furlongs at Keeneland. In his last start he placed sixth in an allowance race going six furlongs on the main track at Oaklawn on Jan. 14 for trainer Steve Asmussen.

Charge It (Tapit), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Dwyer), worked four furlongs in 48.7 seconds at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 51 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he won the Dwyer (G3) going one mile on the main track at Belmont Park on July 2 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Chess's Dream (Jess's Dream), a Grade 3 winner (2021 Kitten's Joy), worked four furlongs in 47.6 seconds at Belmont Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 58 works at the distance. This was his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed third in a claiming race going one mile on the turf at Saratoga on July 22 for trainer Mike Maker.

Double Thunder (Super Saver), a Grade 3 winner (2021 Bashford Manor), worked five furlongs in 1:02.1 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 13 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed eighth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Del Mar on Nov. 5 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Faraway Kitten (Kitten's Joy), a Grade 3 winner (2019 American Derby), worked five furlongs in 1:02.0 at Woodbine on Friday morning. It was the 11th fastest of 18 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Woodbine. In his last start he won an allowance race going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Woodbine on July 3 for trainer Denyse McClachrie.

Forza Di Oro (Speightstown), a Grade 3 winner (2020 Discovery), worked five furlongs in 1:01.0 at Monmouth Park on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 10 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going five furlongs at Monmouth Park. In his last start he placed fifth in the Woodward (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Belmont Park on Oct. 2 for trainer Bill Mott.

Heywoods Beach (Speightstown), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Cougar II), worked four furlongs in 49.6 seconds at Del Mar on Friday morning. It was the 50th fastest of 63 works at the distance. This was his first work since his last race. In his last start he won the Cougar II (G3) going 1 1/2 miles on the main track at Del Mar on July 24 for trainer John Sadler.

Lemista (IRE) (Raven's Pass), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Matchmaker), worked four furlongs in 49.3 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 18th fastest of 59 works at the distance. This was her first work since her last race. In her last start she won the Matchmaker (G3) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Monmouth Park on July 23 for trainer Chad Brown.

Masen (GB) (Kingman (GB)), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Poker), worked five furlongs in 1:01.3 on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the sixth fastest of 11 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going five furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he won the Poker (G3) going one mile on the turf at Belmont Park on June 18 for trainer Chad Brown.

Mira Mission (Noble Mission (GB)), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Canadian Turf), worked five furlongs in 1:00.8 on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the fourth fastest of 11 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed sixth in the Forbidden Apple (G3) going one mile on the turf at Saratoga on July 15 for trainer Ian Wilkes.

Rougir (FR) (Territories (IRE)), a Grade 3 winner (2022 Beaugay), worked four furlongs in 49.3 seconds on turf at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 18th fastest of 59 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going four furlongs at Saratoga. In her last start she placed fourth in the Diana (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Saratoga on July 16 for trainer Chad Brown.

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