Wooden Phone was shipped across town Wednesday from trainer Bob Baffert's headquarters at Santa Anita. Wooden Phone has recorded a series of sharp works since a dismal effort in the San Bernardino Handicap April 5 in his first start in 15 months.
British Columbia import Shacane worked three furlongs in :37 under Jose Valdivia, Jr. at Hollywood Park Wednesday for his United States debut Saturday in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II).Shacane, a 4-year-old gelding by Jumron, won five of seven starts at Hastings Park last year before joining the Laura de Seroux stable.De Seroux also will start Total Impact in the 1 1/16-mile test. The 5-year-old Chilean horse jogged at Hollywood Wednesday morning under assistant Jeff Ford after breezing Tuesday at San Luis Rey Downs.