Sum of the Parts Has Easy Work for BC Sprint
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 10/19/2013 3:09:51 PM
Last Updated: 10/22/2013 2:24:42 PM

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Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's two-time Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (gr. III) winner Sum of the Parts worked a half mile in :50 3/5 under jockey Leandro Goncalves over the Polytrack at Keeneland Oct. 19, prepping for an upcoming start in theXpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.
 
"He did it well and in hand," trainer Tom Amoss said. "He worked a little quicker than he did before the Phoenix (:51 2/5) and he'll have one more easy work like this next Saturday (Oct. 26) or Sunday."
 
Fractions for the work from Keeneland clockers were :13 and :26 1/5, with a 1:04 1/5 gallop out for five furlongs.
 
Sum of the Parts had three works at the Lexington oval after his Phoenix victory last year prior to running fourth in the $1.5 million Sprint. He will have only two works this time prior to leaving for Santa Anita Oct. 29.
 
"We are going to change up the game plan this time," Amoss said of his preparation for the Nov. 1 Sprint. "The best is yet to come with him. His race in the Phoenix was not his 100% best race. He is the quickest horse in the first 10 steps out of the gate I have ever had."
 
Goncalves will have the mount in the Breeders' Cup aboard the 4-year-old Speightstown   colt who has six wins and two seconds from 15 starts for earnings of $716,543. In addition to his grade III victories, Sum of the Parts took the 2012 Red Legend Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and the Tom Ridge Stakes at Presque Isle Downs. He is a two-time Breeders' Cup participant, having finished sixth in the 2011 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint.


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