Gary and Mary West’s Sport Winner and jockey Joel Rosario win the $150,00zero Los Alamitos Derby Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Los Alamitos Race Path, in Cypress, CA.Benoit Picture
Remaining yr’s juvenile champion Sport Winner will skip the Breeders’ Cup and perhaps level for a 4-year-old marketing campaign, instructor Bob Baffert advised the Day-to-day Racing Shape Monday.
Sport Winner will stay at the observe however just for gentle coaching. Every other Baffert runner who were pointed towards the Breeders’ Cup, filly sprinter Marley’s Freedom, may even pass over the Breeders’ Cup, having been grew to become out for the remainder of the yr.
“He were given actual in poor health, after which he were given actual gentle on me once more,” Baffert stated of Sport Winner. “I stated, let’s pull the plug. The Breeders’ Cup is out. I might love to run him as a 4-year-old. It is as much as [owner] Gary West.”
Following a 4-for-Four unbeaten 2-year-old marketing campaign which culminated with a victory within the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Sport Winner got here again this yr with a couple of runner-up finishes at the Kentucky Derby path and had a sixth-place consequence at the first Saturday in Might. He returned in July to win the Los Alamitos Derby
Marley’s Freedom has six graded stakes wins on her resume and completed fourth as the favourite in closing yr’s Filly & Mare Dash. She additionally raced in July at Los Alamitos, profitable the Nice Girl M Stakes.
In the meantime, the present best choice for the Breeders’ Cup Vintage, breezed 5 furlongs in 59.80 Monday. Incredible, who’s pointing for Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby, additionally labored 5 furlongs, clocking in at 1:00.20.
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