Ticker
  • Minding rolls home an easy winner of the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes at The Curragh.Posted 3 days ago
  • Melatonin powers home a strong winner of the Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 3 days ago
  • Lord Nelson lunges late to nip Subtle Indian in the Triple Bend.Posted 3 days ago
  • By the Moon proves best in the Grade 3 Bed O' Roses at Belmont Park.Posted 4 days ago
  • Mo Tom finds a trouble free trip, and rolls home an easy Ohio Derby winner.Posted 4 days ago
  • Isabella Sings strolls to victory in Monmouth's Eatontown.Posted 4 days ago
  • Sarah Sis makes all the running as the Chicago Handicap favorite.Posted 4 days ago
  • Harzand holds off Idaho in the Irish Derby to become a dual Derby winnerPosted 4 days ago
  • Far From Over wins his return today at Belmont after more than 16 months away.Posted 5 days ago
  • Champion Untapable has been retired from racing, according to owner, Ron Winchell.Posted 9 days ago

Comma to the Top Could Return for Carter

10 December 18: Comma to the Top (no. 10), ridden by Corey Nakatani and trained by Peter Miller, wins the 30th running of the grade 1 CashCall Futurity Stakes for two year olds at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. (Bob Mayberger/Eclipse Sportswire)

Trainer Peter Miller said he didn’t expect Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, and Kevin Tsujihara’s Comma to the Top to pull out a victory in yesterday’s Grade 3 Tom Fool Handicap after he lost the lead in the stretch, but wasn’t surprised by the 5-year-old gelding’s tenacity.

 

“I thought he was beaten and that he was going to finish third,” said Miller when reached by telephone Saturday. “The horse and [jockey Joel Rosario] are both so strong and so good. I give a lot of credit to Joel for getting him to come back. It was an amazing race from an amazing horse.”

 

The Tom Fool was Comma to the Top’s second start in the span of a week as he had finished third in the Grade 2 San Carlos on February 23 at Santa Anita.

 

“We put ourselves out there and a lot of people were second guessing the decision [to ship Comma to the Top from California to New York for the Tom Fool], but I live with the horse seven days a week and know the horse,” said Miller.

 

The trainer added that Comma to the Top, who departed New York for California early Sunday morning, likely will make his next start within 4-6 weeks and that there’s a “very good chance” it will be the Grade 1, $400,000 Carter Handicap on April 6.

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Comma to the Top Could Return for Carter...

gutsy win from CTP..too bad I had money only on Saturday's Charm in the race. A real heart breaker.
I wonder if he'll lose the blinkers after that duel.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories