02/06/2011 2:07PM

Comma to the Top, Positive Response drill for El Camino Real Derby

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Shigeki Kikkawa
Comma to the Top worked five furlongs in 59.40 seconds on Sunday in preparation for Saturday's Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby.

Comma to the Top and Positive Response, the two likely favorites for Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields, each turned in five-furlong bullet works Sunday in their final preparation for the 1 1/8-mile race.

Grade 1 winner Comma to the Top had a 59.40-second drill that was the best of 28 workers at Hollywood Park.

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Positive Response, winner of the Gold Rush and the California Derby, worked five furlongs in 59.80, the best of 66 runners at Golden Gate Fields. The work left trainer Billy Morey pleased.

“He worked great,” Morey said. “The track was on the slow side, and it was very windy.”