Cup Contenders Busy on West Coast
Date Posted: 10/17/2001 10:56:49 PM

From Santa Anita
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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