TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – 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 5 – Burnt Island
Perri said: “Burnt Island worked for Halden on firm turf on June 3 in :59 breezing with Bahen aboard. She started two lengths behind colt Polar Light (:59.40), caught up at the wire and galloped out strongly together. Her previous work was in :45.60 with the same company. She will like shortening up.”
Saturday, Race 9 (Plate Trial Stakes) – Telekinesis
Perri said: “Telekinesis worked on June 1 for Casse in :45.40 breezing with Patrick Husbands aboard. He started about three behind Timeiseverything (:46), came home in about :23 and galloped out in :57.80.”
Saturday, Race 11 (Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser) – Wonder Gadot
Perri said: “Wonder Gadot worked on May 26 in :59.40 with a final quarter in :23.60 with Patrick Husbands aboard sitting motionless. She followed up with an easy half in :48.80, beating Davka by one length.”
Sunday, Race 4 – Mizuchi
Perri said: “Mizuchi worked for trainer Buntain on May 13 in 46.20, out in :59 with the final three-eighths in :34.80, in company with first-timer Fashion Flirt. He has followed up with several quick works including a breeze on the turf in :59.80. He is a half-brother to Ratface Macdougall.”
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