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Turf Pre-Entrant Red King tops Short List of Grass Workers

November 1, 2020

Little Red Feather Racing, Gordon Jacobsen and Philip Belmonte’s Red King, pre-entered for the $4 million Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) on Saturday, worked 5 furlongs in 1:04 over a turf course labeled good. The work was the fifth at Keeneland for the Phil D’Amato trainee who has been stabled here for a month.

Trainer Wesley Ward worked four of his pre-entrants for Friday’s program. Breezing together first were Three Chimneys Farm’s Royal Approval(Juvenile Fillies Turf) and Rockingham Ranch’s Gypsy King (Juvenile Turf), who were timed in 1:05.20 and 1:05.60, respectively.

Next were Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Trade Deal (Juvenile Turf Sprint) and M Racing Group’s Into the Sunrise (Juvenile Turf), who were timed in 1:06.20 and 1:07.20, respectively.