Cup Contenders Busy on West Coast
Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 10:56 PM
From Santa Anita
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 10:56 PM
On the Wednesday work tab:Swept Overboard
worked five furlongs Wednesday at Hollywood Park in a bullet :58, the best of 19 drills at the distance.
On the Tuesday work tab:
Defending Sprint champion Kona Gold
drilled five panels in a bullet :58.20 under Alex Solis for trainer Bruce Headley. The defending Breeders' Cup Sprint champion will have a three-furlong blowout at Santa Anita before heading east.
Yellow Ribbon Stakes runner-up Tranquility Lake,
who will run in either the Distaff or Filly & Mare Turf, worked five furlongs in :59.60 for Julio Canani.
Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile champion Val Royal
worked four furlongs in :48.20 for Canani as he prepares for the Mile.
Pat O'Brien Handicap champ El Corredor
worked five panels in :58.40 for Bob Baffert in his Sprint quest.Habibti
(Juvenile Fillies), worked seven furlongs in 1:26.00 for Baffert.Officer
(Juvenile), undefeated after five starts, the Bertrando colt breezed four panels in :48.00 for Baffert.Essence of Dubai
(Juvenile), Norfolk Stakes champ drilled six panels in a bullet 1:11.80 for Eoin Harty.Ibn Al Haitham
(Juvenile), Norfolk runner-up worked five furlongs in 1:01.00 for Harty.Tiznow
(Classic), Reigning Horse of the Year works Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
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