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Arnold Works Breeders' Cup Hopefuls

October 25, 2019

Trainer Rusty Arnold on Friday morning worked his two pre-entrants for the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) on Nov. 2 at Santa Anita: Leinster and Totally Boss.

Owned by Amy Dunne, Westrock Stables, Brenda Miley and Jean Wilkinson, Leinster covered a half-mile in :50.80 on the turf course labeled firm. (Click here for a video of the work.) The 4-year-old Majestic Warrior colt was second in Keeneland’s Woodford (G2) Presented by Keeneland Select on Oct. 5.

At 5:45 a.m., Jim and Susan Hill’s Totally Boss worked a half-mile on a fast dirt track in :49.40. Keeneland clockers had the Runhappy Turf Sprint (G3) winner in fractions of :13.80, :25.60, :37.60, :49.40 and out 5 furlongs in 1:01.80.

Arnold also worked Calumet Farm’s Gear Jockey, pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1). Third in the Oct. 6 Dixiana Bourbon (G3) at Keeneland, the 2-year-old son of Twirling Candy was timed in 1:01 for 5 furlongs on dirt.

They are scheduled to leave for Santa Anita on Tuesday.