03/13/2011 3:38PM

Oaklawn: Bullet work for J P's Gusto


J P's Gusto completed his preparations for Saturday's Grade 2, $300,000 Rebel at Oaklawn Park by breezing five furlongs in a bullet 59.40 seconds on Sunday morning. Oaklawn head clocker Jim Hamilton carried the horse through fractions of 12 seconds for the opening eighth of a mile, 24 seconds for the first quarter, 36 seconds for three furlongs, 47.60 for the half-mile, and galloping out six furlongs in 1:12.20. Ramon Dominguez has the mount in the Rebel for trainer Joe Petalino.