Preakness Stakes Workout Report: May 15, 2018


In most instances, “breezing” or “breezed” indicates the horse was not under strong urging. “Handily” indicates the horse was under urging from its rider, although this can vary in certain racing jurisdictions. Numbers in parentheses represent the ranking among other horses that worked that day at the specified distance and track. 

Bravazo: 5/13 – The Kentucky Derby sixth-place finisher prepared for a quick return in the May 19 Grade 1 Preakness Stakes with a four-furlong breeze in :50.60 (42/47) over Churchill Downs’ fast track. 

Diamond King: 5/13 – The John Servis trainee completed his Preakness training by working five furlongs handily on a sloppy Parx surface in 1:01.51 (1/2). 

Quip: 5/13 – The Grade 1 Arkansas Derby runner-up worked towards the Preakness with a four furlong breeze in :48.20 (10/40) over Keeneland’s fast dirt.   

Still Having Fun: 5/12 – The two-time Laurel Park stakes winner, who is nominated to dirt and turf stakes on the Preakness undercard, worked five furlongs handily on that fast oval in :58.80 (4/24).   

Telekinesis: 5/13 – The Grade 3 Stonestreet Lexington Stakes runner-up, who was under Preakness consideration but is more likely to target Woodbine’s Queen’s Plate Stakes this summer, fired the four-furlong bullet with a :46.80 (1/40) breeze over Keeneland’s fast course. 

Tenfold: 5/14 – The Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC homebred worked four furlongs on a fast Churchill Downs main track in :49.40 (14/24) in advance of the Preakness.

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