MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Crawford Farms Racing’s Shancelot continued his string of works on Monday as he prepares to make his 2020 debut in the inaugural $1.5 million Riyadh Dirt Sprint for trainer Jorge Navarro.
With Eclipse Award-winning jockey Jose Ortiz aboard, Shancelot breezed an easy 5 furlongs over the Gulfstream Park West main track in 1:00.40. It was the Shanghai Bobby colt’s first time going 5 furlongs in his current work pattern.
Prior to Monday, Shancelot had trained over 4 furlongs on five separate occasions, steadily improving his time with each go. He peaked with a :46.60 effort on January 12, a bullet best-of-13 effort.