Following a week of intense activity at Royal Ascot, the international
racing scene had a relatively quiet weekend, but it is possible a
future star emerged in the shape of Grazen
. The gray 3-year-old might have been making only his fourth lifetime start, but that didn’t prevent him from dominating the Affirmed Handicap
leading throughout for an easy 2 3/4-length win while covering 8 1/2
furlongs of Hollywood Park’s Cushion Track in a sharp 1:41.4.