Works: Aloha West fires a bullet for Met Mile; Letruska drills

Works: Aloha West fires a bullet for Met Mile; Letruska drills
Photo: Wendy Wooley/Eclipse Sportswire

Champion Letruska and Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Aloha West each had their final works for Grade 1 assignments on next week's Belmont Stakes undercard.

Aloha West, ticketed for the Metropolitan Handicap, blitzed five furlongs in 58.6 second at Churchill Downs for trainer Wayne Catalano. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance. 

Letruska, prepping for the Ogden Phipps, also breezed at Churchill Downs with a five-furlong drill in 1:00.4, which was the fourth fastest of 17 moves at the distance. 

Below are all the graded-stakes winners to work Friday in the U.S. To view where they may be headed, check out the HRN Stakes Schedule here.


Letruska
(Super Saver) a five time Grade 1 winner worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.4 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the 4th fastest of 17 works at the distance. Her previous work was 11 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 1st in the Apple Blossom H. (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Oaklawn Park on April 23 for trainer Fausto Gutierrez.

Peace Achieved (Declaration of War) a Grade 3 winner (2019 Bourbon) worked 4 furlongs in 48.2 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the 10th fastest of 52 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 4th in an allowance race going 1 mile on the turf at Churchill Downs on June 4 for trainer Mark Casse.

Aloha West (Hard Spun) a Grade 1 winner (2021 Qatar Racing Breeders' Cup Sprint) worked 5 furlongs in 58.6 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 3rd in the Churchill Downs presented by Ford (G1) going 7 furlongs on the main track at Churchill Downs on May 7 for trainer Wayne M. Catalano.

Jouster (Noble Mission (GB)) a Grade 2 winner (2021 Appalachian Presented by Japan Racing Association) worked 4 furlongs in 48.0 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the 8th fastest of 52 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In her last start she placed 6th in the Giant's Causeway going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Keeneland on April 16 for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Weyburn (Pioneerof the Nile) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Gotham) worked 4 furlongs in 48.8 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the 21st fastest of 52 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Churchill Downs. In his last start he placed 4th in the Alysheba presented by Sentient Jet (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on May 6 for trainer Brendan Walsh.

New Year's Eve (Kitten's Joy) a Grade 2 winner (2022 Edgewood presented by Forcht Bank) worked 4 furlongs in 50.8 at Churchill Downs on Friday morning. It was the 46th fastest of 52 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Edgewood presented by Forcht Bank (G2) going 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Churchill Downs on May 6 for trainer Brendan Walsh.

Lady Scarlet (Union Rags) a Grade 3 winner (2022 Miss Preakness) worked 4 furlongs in 47.8 at Churchill Training on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 17 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in the Miss Preakness (G3) going 6 furlongs on the main track at Pimlico on May 20 for trainer Mike Maker.

Chess's Dream (Jess's Dream) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Kitten's Joy) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.2 at Churchill Training on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 3 works at the distance. His previous work was 9 days ago going 5 furlongs at Churchill Training. In his last start he placed 7th in the Grey Goose Turf Classic going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs on March 27 for trainer Mike Maker.

Two Emmys (English Channel) a Grade 1 winner (2021 Mr. D.) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.6 at Hawthorne on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 4 works at the distance. His previous work was 11 days ago going 4 furlongs at Hawthorne. In his last start he placed 7th in the Elkhorn (G2) going 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Keeneland on April 23 for trainer McLean Robertson.

Red Knight (Pure Prize) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Sycamore) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.0 at Keeneland on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 11 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Keeneland. In his last start he placed 6th in the John's Call going 1 5/8 miles on the turf at Saratoga on August 25 for trainer Bill Mott.

Chaos Theory (Curlin) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Green Flash H.) worked 3 furlongs in 38.8 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the third fastest of 4 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 3rd in a claiming race going 6 furlongs on the turf at Santa Anita Park on May 13 for trainer Bob Hess Jr..

Dean Martini (Cairo Prince) a Grade 3 winner (2020 Ohio Derby) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 27 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 6th in the Charles Whittingham (G2) going 1 1/4 miles on the turf at Santa Anita Park on April 30 for trainer Peter Eurton.

Lady Mystify (Bernardini) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Remington Park Oaks) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.0 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 27 works at the distance. Her previous work was 7 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 3rd in the Baird Doubledogdare (G3) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland on April 22 for trainer Peter Eurton.

Tizamagician (Tiznow) a two time Grade 3 winner (2021 Cougar II 2021 Tokyo City Cup) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.2 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the 21st fastest of 27 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 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G2) going 1 5/8 miles on the main track at Del Mar on November 6 for trainer Richard E. Mandella.

The Chosen Vron (Vronsky) a two time Grade 3 winner (2021 Affirmed 2021 Lazaro Barrera) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the third fastest of 9 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In his last start he placed 1st in the Hank Mills Sr. going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track at Turf Paradise on November 5 for trainer Eric Kruljac.

Taiba (Gun Runner) a Grade 1 winner (2022 RUNHAPPY Santa Anita Derby) worked 3 furlongs in 36.8 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the fastest of 19 works at the distance. This is his first work since his last race. In his last start he placed 12th in the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) going 1 1/4 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on May 7 for trainer Tim Yakteen.

Grace Adler (Curlin) a Grade 1 winner (2021 TVG Del Mar Debutante) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.8 at Santa Anita Park on Friday morning. It was the 17th fastest of 27 works at the distance. Her previous work was 6 days ago going 5 furlongs at Santa Anita Park. In her last start she placed 6th in the Starlet (G1) going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Los Alamitos Race Course on December 4 for trainer Bob Baffert.

Sacred Life (FR) (Siyouni (FR)) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Knickerbocker) worked 4 furlongs in 49.9 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 24th fastest of 46 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 2nd in the Fort Marcy (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on May 7 for trainer Chad Brown.

L'Imperator (FR) (Holy Roman Emperor (IRE)) a Grade 2 winner (2022 Fort Marcy) worked 4 furlongs in 50.2 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 29th fastest of 46 works at the distance. His previous work was 7 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 1st in the Fort Marcy (G2) going 1 1/8 miles on the turf at Belmont Park on May 7 for trainer Chad Brown.

Caramel Swirl (Union Rags) a Grade 2 winner (2021 Lexus Raven Run) worked 4 furlongs in 48.1 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 5th fastest of 46 works at the distance. This is her first work since her last race. In her last start she placed 1st in an allowance race going 7 furlongs on the main track at Belmont Park on May 20 for trainer Bill Mott.

Tax (Arch) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Jim Dandy) worked 4 furlongs in 49.7 at Saratoga on Friday morning. It was the 17th fastest of 46 works at the distance. His previous work was 8 days ago going 4 furlongs at Saratoga. In his last start he placed 10th in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) going 1 1/8 miles on the main track at Gulfstream Park on January 23 for trainer Danny Gargan.

Neptune's Storm (Stormy Atlantic) a Grade 2 winner (2019 Hill Prince) worked 4 furlongs in 49.6 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Friday morning. It was the 12th fastest of 22 works at the distance. His previous work was 6 days ago going 4 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In his last start he placed 1st in the Lure going 1 mile on the turf at Santa Anita Park on October 23 for trainer Peter Miller.

Tezzaray (GB) (Bated Breath (GB)) a Grade 3 winner (2021 Jimmy Durante) worked 3 furlongs in 37.8 at San Luis Rey Training Center on Friday morning. It was the second fastest of 5 works at the distance. Her previous work was 6 days ago going 3 furlongs at San Luis Rey Training Center. In her last start she placed 1st in the Jimmy Durante (G3) going 1 mile on the turf at Del Mar on November 27 for trainer Peter Miller.

Enforceable (Tapit) a Grade 3 winner (2020 LeComte) worked 4 furlongs in 49.0 at Woodbine on Friday morning. It was the 24th fastest of 38 works at the distance. His previous work was 15 days ago going 4 furlongs at Woodbine. In his last start he placed 8th in an allowance race going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland on April 15 for trainer Mark Casse.

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