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Paynter records first workout

Updated: February 28, 2013, 1:00 AM ET
Brisnet

Paynter continued his remarkable comeback Tuesday when posting his first workout since returning to trainer Bob Baffert's barn in late December, completing three furlongs in :36 at Santa Anita. It was the third-fastest of 12 workers at the distance.

"He went nice, very nice," Baffert told Daily Racing Form. "He's training great. He looks great."

Paynter got sick after recording a convincing 3 3/4-length victory in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in late July. ...

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