TORONTO, September 21 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses to key on in upcoming races at Woodbine.
[Track ratings based on a scale of 1-5 with ‘1’ being the slowest.]
Saturday, Race 11 – Strike Revenge
Ernie said: “Strike Revenge worked on September 15 in :59.20b for Pierce. The turf training track was firm that day, rated 4. He worked in company with another first timer It’s Fate (2yo – 1:00 flat). He has been building momentum in works.”
Saturday, Race 11 – Matthews Ridge
Ernie said: “Matthews Ridge, with Wenc on for the September 15 work for DePaulo, worked in :58.40b. He worked very quick under a snug hold on a slow track, which was rated 4 after the break. Now Da Silva rides.”
Sunday, Race 5 – Harper PM
Ernie said: “Harper PM worked in :59.80b on September 17 for Casse, outworking company on an ultra firm turf rated 4. He has been outworking company on several occasions.”
Sunday, Race 11 – Ritzy Rose
Ernie said: “Ritzy Rose worked on August 28 in 1:01b. Contreras was on for the work for Carroll. After the break, the track was fair rated 3. Very easy work – :37.40 for the first three-eighths, out in 1:14.40. She has had several works since waiting for the right spot to run.”
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