Brown Breeders’ Cup Hopefuls on Work Tab on Busy Morning

October 8, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky.— A clear, crisp Saturday morning brought horses out in force with 191 workers on the fast main track and nine more on the firm turf course.

Trainer Chad Brown had six workers of note headlined by three-time Grade 1 winner Jack Christopher, who breezed a half-mile on the main track in :48.40. Jack Christopher is considered a leading contender for the Qatar Racing Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) or Big Ass Fans Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1).

Other Brown workers eyeing the Breeders’ Cup: Search Results (Distaff), a half-mile in :48, and Goodnight Olive (Filly and Mare Sprint), a half-mile in :49.40. Also working on the dirt for Brown was Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) Presented by Dixiana invitee Dolce Zel (FR), who covered a half-mile in :48.60.

Working on the turf for Brown were McKulick (GB) (Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup Presented by Dixiana) going 5 furlongs in 1:02 in company with Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3) nominee Virginia Joy (GER).

Also working on the turf going a half-mile were Sycamore (G3) probable starters Arklow (:50) and Mira Mission (:50.40). Working a half-mile was Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Dixiana invitee New Year’s Eve (:50.40). Working 5 furlongs in preparation for the Franklin Stakes (G3) was Twilight Gleaming (IRE), who covered the distance in 1:02.40.

Keeneland Press Release

Photo: Chad Brown (Susie Raisher)

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