Consigned by agent Murray Smith as Hip 154, the colt out of the Rahy mare Clever Squaw stopped the timer in :21 2/5. Two horses tied for the second fastest work at :21 3/5: Hip 51, a filly by last year’s leading freshman sire Posse also from the consignment of Smith, and Hip 131, a colt by Touch Gold out of the stakes winning mare Alpha Saphire from the consignment of B.C.3. Thoroughbreds as agent.
Ten 2-year-olds shared the fastest time of :10 seconds flat for the one-eighth-mile workout. In hip number order, they are: Hips 37 (filly by Macho Uno from Sequel Bloodstock), 39 (colt by Songandaprayer from BC3 Thoroughbreds), 57 (colt by Salt Lake from BC3), 72 (filly by Gulch from BC3), 106 (colt by Cactus Ridge from BC3), 122 (colt by Seattle Fitz (ARG) from Scanlon Training Center), 126 (colt by Chapel Royalfrom Wavertree Stables), 146 (colt by Bernstein from BC3), 153 (colt by Forest Wildcat from Jerry Bailey) and 178 (colt by Orientate from Eddie Woods).
The second, and final, training preview is scheduled for March 10.
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