Moreno Fires Bullet in Final BC Classic Move
Southern Equine Stables' sophomore Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Moreno, runner-up for trainer Eric Guillot in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), breezed a bullet five furlongs in :59 1/5 Oct. 26 at Santa Anita Park, fastest of 50 at the distance on the day.
Others who worked on the main track included Padua Stables' Todd Pletcher-trained Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) contender Authenticity, who went four furlongs in a bullet :46 1/5, and defending Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) contender Groupie Doll, who clocked four furlongs in :47 2/5 for Buff Bradley, Fred Bradley, Carl Hurst and Brent Burns.
Mark Bacon and Dana Wells' Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) runner Silver Max went four furlongs in :47 2/5 for trainer Dale Romans, who also sent Priscilla Vaccarezza's defending Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Little Mike through five furlongs on the main track in :59 4/5.
Another winner from last year, Sherry Racing's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. i) victor Trinniberg, clocked four furlongs in :46 4/5 for trainer Bisnath Parboo on the main track. Trainer Jeff Bonde had his Sprint contender, Majestic Stride, go the same distance in :47 3/5.
Also at five furlongs on the main track: Dance With Fate (1:01 3/5), Suns Out Guns Out (1:03 1/5), and Skyring and Tour Guide (1:00 1/5). The latter two, contenders for the Turf and Turf Sprint (gr. IT), respectively, worked in company for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
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