Re: Perspectives (366 Views)
Posted by: richiebee
Date: March 11, 2019 03:01PM
Was at Park Ozone Saturday enjoying some overpriced cerveza frio and
some stakes racing and of course Rocky nailed the contested pace/deep closer
scenario which was also at least partially evident in the Stymie and certainly
in the Busher.
Additional Observations: Yes, Do Share benefited from a pace meltdown, but his
gallop out (which some may contend began at the 1/16th pole) was very strong.
Was fun to hear (about to become former) apprentice Gutierrez whooping and
hollering on the way back to the winner's circle celebrating his first graded
In the Busher, Oxy Lady got the worst of things under Castellano and may have
been best. The TG 43 she posted in the Tempted as a 2YO (if she can
work back towards that #) would make her competitive with the better 3YO
fillies, but she was unfortunately vanned off after the race.
Should we be paying attention to horses that ran on 2/3 at AQ? Winning post
(field size): 3(5), 1(6), 3(5), 7(9), 1(6), 1(10), 6(7), 1(9).