10/15/2012 1:41PM

Santa Anita: O'Neill trio tunes up for Breeders' Cup

Shigeki Kikkawa
Richard’s Kid, third in each of his last two starts, worked six furlongs in 1:13.40 Monday at Santa Anita in preparation for the the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Monday at Santa Anita, trainer Doug O’Neill worked three of his top prospects for the Breeders’ Cup – the 2-year-old Know More, the 3-year-old Handsome Mike, and the 7-year-old Richard’s Kid.

Know More, the winner of the Grade 2 Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar in August in his debut, is bound for the Juvenile. Second in the Frontrunner Stakes on Sept. 29, Know More worked five furlongs in 1:01.80 on Monday.

Handsome Mike, who won the Pennsylvania Derby on Sept. 22, worked six furlongs in 1:13.40. He is a candidate for the BC Dirt Mile.

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Richard’s Kid, O’Neill’s hope for the BC Classic, worked six furlongs in 1:13.40. Richard’s Kid has been third in his last two starts – the Pacific Classic at Del Mar in August and the Awesome Again Stakes over this track on Sept. 29.

Baffert worked a filly who is one of his best chances for the Breeders’ Cup, the unbeaten 2-year-old Executiveprivilege. A winner of five races, Executiveprivilege worked five furlongs in 1:00.60. She will start in the BC Juvenile Fillies.

Asmussen worked Unbridled’s Note, a leading contender for the Turf Sprint. A 3-year-old, Unbridled’s Note worked five furlongs on the main track in 1:02.20.

Tapizar, a two-time stakes winner at Santa Anita, worked five furlongs in 1:01. Trained by Asmussen, Tapizar is being pointed for the Dirt Mile.