Denis of Cork worked a half-mile on Monday in :48 under jockey Calvin Borel over a "fast" track after the renovation break. Trainer David Carroll said, "He worked so good. Nothing this horse does surprises me." The work that was the fifth fastest of 44 at the distance Monday morning. Splits on the work were :12.80, :25, :36.80 and out five furlongs in 1:00.20.