Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet highlighted Wednesday's work tab. Also working were Chilukki, Turnberry Isle, and Gaviola.
A half-brother to Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic, a half-brother to Preakness winner Red Bullet, and a daughter of Storm Cat purchased for $1-million as a 2-year-old were among the maiden winners in North America over the weekend
Jockey Pat Day and trainer Todd Pletcher wrapped up their respective divisions of the 2000 Visa 3-Year-Old Championship Series Saturday in Saratoga, joining Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus, who had clinched the equine title earlier this month.
X-ray reveals possible problem; colt to rest in Florida.
The field for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (gr. I) continues to dwindle, with trainer Todd Pletcher reporting that Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) Graeme Hall has a hairline fracture of his left knee that will require the colt to be rested in his stall for 60-90 days.
The field is taking shape for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (gr. I), with two of this year's spring classic winners possible starters in the "Midsummer Derby." According to racing secretary Mike Lakow, Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Commendable is a confirmed Travers contender, with Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet questionable.
Stronach Stable's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet worked five furlongs over the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Thursday morning.
Preakness Stakes winner Red Bullet will not run in Aug. 6 Haskell.
Monmouth Park racing secretary Sean Greely assigned highweight of 123 pounds to Stronach Stable's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet for the $1-million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) to be run at Monmouth August 6.
Tracy Farmer's Albert the Great jumped out to an early lead and was never challenged as the son of Go for Gin posted a three-length upset over More Than Ready and classic winners Red Bullet and Commendable in the $150,000 Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park.
Stronach Stable's Preakness (gr. I) winner Red Bullet and the Todd Pletcher-trained pair of More Than Ready and Graeme Hall put in morning works over the wet-fast main track at Belmont Park Thursday.
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