TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses to key in on for upcoming races at Woodbine.
[Track ratings based on a scale of 1-5 with ‘1’ being the slowest.]
Friday, Race 5 – Encierro
Perri said: “Encierro worked on October 6 for Catherine Day-Phillips in 1:02.60 beating company, Grand Oasis (1:03.20). The rrack was fair rated 3.”
Saturday, Race 8 – Summer Retreat
Perri said: “Summer Retreat worked on October 6 for Andrew Smith in 1:00.8 beating Promise Me Bourbon (1:01). Coming off a stakes debut with an extra half-furlong will benefit him.”
Saturday, Race 10 – Sheikha Reika (FR)
Perri said: “Sheikha Reika worked on October 11 for Roger Varian – a quarter in :24.80, out in :36.40 – looking absolutely focused, galloping out very strongly.”
Sunday, Race 10 – Dreams Are Free
Perri said: “Dreams Are Free sizzled in her work on October 6 in :47.80 breezing for Catherine Day Phillips. I have been waiting for this one to come out for a while.”
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