Europeans visit Santa Anita
"She traveled over really well and was really perky last night, and she is in good form and Gary is pleased with her," Reynolds said. "We followed the same routine just to get some exercise into her and did not want to do too much with her first time of asking."
Magician the second European challenger for the Turf was part of the Ballydoyle contingent that arrived in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Dank, trainer Michael Stoute's representative in the Filly & Mare Turf, got her first experience of the Santa Anita turf track Tuesday. She trotted half a circuit of the course before breaking into a canter down the home stretch. She also went back to the barn via the paddock to get used to the surroundings.
France's representative in the race, Juddmonte Farm's Romantica trained by Andre Fabre, also stretched her legs out on the main track.
Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani's Olympic Glory had his first experience on the dirt when jogging two circuits of the track for trainer Richard Hannon. The son of Choisir comes to Santa Anita off a win in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (British Champion's Mile at Ascot) on October 19 and will be ridden by champion jockey Richard Hughes in Saturday's event.
Chriselliam, Vorda (Juvenile Fillies Turf), Outstrip and Shamshon (Juvenile Turf) were out on the track for routine exercise. Chriselliam cantered one circuit of the turf track before returning via the tunnel and the paddock to the barn.
Outstrip trotted two laps of the training track before doing a slightly faster spin than Monday round one circuit of the main track.
Traveling head lad Andrea Mascolo said, "He did a little more than yesterday. He is fresh and well I hope the flat track and fast ground will suit him better than the undulations and softer track at Newmarket last time."
Shamshon followed his stable companion Olympic Glory and trotted two circuits of the main track.
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