Gift Box ‘Excellent’ In Latest Work, To Be Reunited With Rosario In Gold Cup – Horse Racing News

Jockey Joel Rosario guides Gift Box to the winner’s circle after their victory in the Grade I, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap, Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO

Santa Anita Handicap winner Gift Box is on course for the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Memorial Day after working six furlongs Saturday in 1:13.60.

“It was an excellent work on this track,” said John Sadler, who won two races yesterday to move into third place in the standings, six wins behind leader Doug O’Neill. “He galloped out a mile in 1:41. (Joel) Rosario is coming in to ride him and others for us that day.

“Catapult (Shoemaker Mile) went a minute and change yesterday (1:02). He went very well also. Both the…