Steeplechase champions, turf champions, a 2-year-old champion, even a
sprint champion in Informed Decision, who won her Eclipse in 2009:
Jonathan Sheppard has trained top-class runners of widely divergent
types. One thing Sheppard has not done is start a horse in a Triple
Crown race, but if things go well over the next two weeks, that will
change in the Preakness Stakes, the race to which Sheppard is pointing
lightly raced and promising Bushwhacked.