Quick Conversation Update

Quick Conversation (seen in this video on the outside) covered a half-mile in :52 seconds on Saturday at Silver Springs Farm. The move was akin to a two-minute lick — stronger than a gallop, but slower than a breeze.

Farm trainer Kevin Notlemeyer reported the daughter of Frosted came out of it in good order.

We’re currently working on shipping arrangements to bring Quick Conversation to trainer Christophe Clement at Payson Park in Indiantown, Fl. We will issue an update when the shipping plans are finalized.

American Heiress Update

American Heiress continues to show steady progression in her training and is currently up to galloping 1 1/4 miles, according to Raul Reyes of King’s Equine in Ocala, Fl.

We’re allowing American Heiress to move forward at her own pace. If she continues on her current path, without any issues, it’s possible the filly could be ready to breeze by mid-January, Raul said.

Here’s a video of American Heiress after she trained on a recent morning. Because the filly is seen here after she had already been to the track, she is done up in standing bandages and a poultice wrap, which is standard procedure.

Naismith Update

Naismith continues in very good order. Here is a video of the two-year-old colt galloping at Santa Anita. Team Mandella let him stretch his legs down the lane last week and will continue to progress in his workouts each week moving forward. Now that the Del Mar Fall meet is over, the Mandella team will fully return to Santa Anita on Wednesday.

Power Up Paynter Work Update

Power Up Paynter beat the brunt of the rain this morning and turned in a half-mile work in :49 4/5 on Belmont Park’s training track, which was playing on the slow side.

Trainer Linda Rice timed Power Up Paynter in fractions of :12 4/5 (eighth of a mile) and :24 4/5 (quarter of a mile), and had the gelding galloping out five furlongs in 1:02 1/5.

Linda decided to work Power Up Paynter farther out from his next start (Dec. 12) than she previously has done. The 3-year-old in the past has come out of his works/races with minor muscle stiffness, which is normal for him. Linda said by working today, Power Up Paynter will have more “time to recover” between this breeze and his next race.

“He looked very good in his work as usual today,” Linda reported.

Owner Update

The daughter of Tiznow, Apple Down Under ’19 (outside horse), and the daughter of Into Mischief, Latte Da ’19 (inside horse) went in company yesterday morning at Silver Springs Training Center. The duo galloped three furlongs in just under 40 seconds, which is an average time for yearlings that are still in the early stages of the training process.

Owner Update

Awe Hush ’19 (inside on the rail), Athenian Beauty ’19 (middle horse), and Ambleside Park ’19 (outside horse) all hit the track yesterday going in company. The trio of yearlings jogged once around the track before turning around to pick up a gallop going two furlongs.