Congaree 'Came Out of Work in Great Shape'

Trainer Bob Baffert said Monday morning that Stonerside Stable's Congaree emerged from Sunday's workout in good shape and appears to have no problems associated with a minor quarter crack of his left rear hoof.

"He came out of the work in great shape<" baffert="" said.="" "it's="" (hoof)="" good="" today="" and="" he="" is="" sound="" on="" it.="" the="" patch="" (over="" the="" crack)="" is="" fine.="" there="" no="" seepage="" or="">

A 5-year-old son of Arazi -- Mari's Sheba (by Mari's Book), Congaree breezed six furlongs

As a result of the quarter crack, Baffert pre-entered Congaree in both the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I) and the breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) as a precaution. Baffert said later that Congaree would only run in the Classic if the quarter crack healed satisfactorily.