01/16/2017 1:40PM

Classic Empire's work keeps him on track for Holy Bull


HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire moved closer to a likely start in the Grade 2 Holy Bull here on Feb. 4 by breezing five furlongs at Palm Meadows on Monday. Daily Racing Form clocker Mike Vesce caught him going five furlongs in 1:02.60 and galloping out strongly in 1:15.40 for six furlongs before pulling up seven-eighths in 1:28.40.