Before heading out on the road to tackle much tougher company, the
millionaire sprinter Fabulous Strike will get one more tune-up on his
The 8-year-old Fabulous Strike will make the second
start of his comeback following 15 months on the sidelines in the
six-furlong Changing Times, the last of three $75,000 stakes on Friday
night’s card at Penn National Race Course.
An all-stakes pick
three begins in race 5 with the Danzig, a six-furlong sprint for
Pennsylvania-bred 3-year-olds. In the second leg of the sequence,
Quantum Miss, a three-time stakes winner, including the Grade 3 Comely
in New York this spring, will be a heavy favorite in the six-furlong
Wonders Delight for Pennsylvania-bred 3-year-old fillies.
attraction, however, remains Fabulous Strike, whose career was
resurrected thanks to stem cell therapy he underwent last summer. Making
his first start since a second-place finish in the Grade 1 Vosburgh in
October 2009, Fabulous Strike won an allowance at Penn National on April
9, recording a 96 Beyer Speed Figure.