Ticker
  • There will be a Pick Six carryover of $18,465 when racing resumes Friday at Los Alamitos.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Bayerd gets the job done in the Springboard Mile! Posted 4 days ago
  • Acceptance remains unbeaten in winning the King Glorious! Posted 4 days ago
  • Good Luck Gus best in the Damon Runyon! Posted 4 days ago
  • Mr. Z works 5F in 1:00.00 (2/24) at Los Al on Dec. 14Posted 4 days ago
  • Liam's Map gamely gets his first stakes win in the Harlan's Holiday! Posted 5 days ago
  • Micromanage over Vyjack in the Queens County! Posted 5 days ago
  • Sunbean does it again in the Louisana Champions Day Classic! Posted 5 days ago
  •  Merry Meadow gets up for the win in the Grade 3 Sugar Swirl!Posted 5 days ago
  • Top Billing breezed 3F in :38.00 (4/10) at Payson Park T.C.Posted 6 days ago

Bayern Arrives for Travers

Grade 1 winner Bayern, 2-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday's Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers, arrived at Saratoga Race Course around 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

 

Bayern and multiple graded stakes-winning filly Fiftyshadesofhay, running in Friday's Grade 1, $600,000 Personal Ensign, walked the courtyard of trainer John Terranova's barn following the trip from California.

 

"It was very good, an easy ship," said Jim Barnes, assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. "That's one good thing about this horse; he's a good traveler. It doesn't seem to faze him."

 

Bayern will break from post 2 in the 10-horse Travers, looking for his third consecutive victory and second in a Grade 1. He won the Grade 2 Woody Stephens presented by RTN on June 7 at Belmont Park, and followed with a dominating triumph in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational on July 27 at Monmouth Park.

 

"He's doing very good. We wouldn't have come otherwise," said Barnes. "If you're going to come 2,500 miles, you have to make sure that they're hitting on all cylinders. Everything seems good."

 

Barnes said Bayern will have a light gallop on Saratoga's main track Thursday morning.

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories