01-11-2009, 07:50 PM
CashCall Futurity (gr. I) winner Pioneerof the Nile remains on target for his 3-year-old debut on Feb. 7 after turning in a bullet five-furlong drill of :57 3/5 over Santa Anita's Pro-Ride track on the morning of Jan. 11.Ahmed Zayat's homebred son of Empire Maker is pointed to the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) at 1 1/16 miles. Joe Steiner was aboard Pioneerof the Nile, who worked in company with stabemate Riley Tudor for trainer Bob Baffert. Riley Tudor was given the same workout time.