Medaglia d'Oro and Milwaukee Brew, two-three finishers respectively in the Breeders' Cup Classic, each worked a half mile on the main track for trainer Bobby Frankel. Medaglia d'Oro was timed in :49.00 and Milwaukee Brew :48.20.Kayoke, a recent European import, drilled six furlongs in 1:14.60 on turf for trainer Julio Canani.Man Among Men, winner of the Pinjara Stakes, worked six furlongs breezing in 1:15 on the main track for Gary Mandella for the $200,000 Generous Stakes Nov. 30.Miesque Stakes candidates Heart of a Champion and Mac Melody each worked five furlongs at Santa Anita for trainer Bob Hess, Jr.
Lindsey Williams, owner of Pacific Heritage Farm, watched Grammarian blow out three furlongs in :36.20 on the turf course here Thursday in preparation for the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) on Saturday.The last time the 4-year-old gelding raced at Hollywood Park, he won the Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT) July 21 at the Turf Cup distance of 12 furlongs as a 29-to-1 outsider. The win left Williams with sugarplums dancing in his head, visions of a visit to his native Australia for the Melbourne Cup."We got invited to the Sword Dancer (gr. IT) at Saratoga (Aug. 10, when he faded to eighth), and decided it was a big ask to go to Melbourne and go two miles," explained Williams of the change of plans. "Maybe we will give it a crack next year."Farm manager Scott Brumley replaced Kellyn Gorder as trainer after the latter assumed a post with WinStar Farms. Grammarian responded with a 5 ½-length victory in an allowance race in his last start Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Williams said Grammarian would be turned over to Beau Greely after the race Saturday.In other developments on the Hollywood Park backstretch Thursday:Century City worked five furlongs on turf in 1:00.40 for Beau Greely for the $500,000 Hollywood Derby Dec. 1.Citation Handicap candidates Touch of the Blues and White Heart worked a mile on turf in 1:40.60 and 1:41.40, respectively, for trainer Neil Drysdale.