Photo: NYRA / Adam Coglianese
Lane's End and Dell Ridge Farms' Honor Code,
most recently second in the Grade 1 Foxwoods Champagne Stakes, breezed
an easy five furlongs in 1:03.34 this morning on Belmont Park's main
track in preparation for his next engagement, the Grade 2 Remsen on
went very well and Shug [McGaughey] said he was happy with the way he
did it," said assistant trainer Buzz Tenney of the A.P. Indy colt, who
in his only other start was a 4 ½-length, last-to-first winner of a
seven-furlong maiden race on August 31 at Saratoga Race Course. "He'll
have one more breeze next weekend, and that will be it."
Tenney also reported that Imagining
emerged from his first graded stakes win in Saturday's Grade 3 Red
Smith Handicap in good order. A front-running winner of two of his three
previous starts, the 5-year-old Giant's Causeway horse displayed a new
dimension in coming from off the pace in the 1 3/8-mile race.
was really nice to see," said Tenney. "The other thing we were pleased
with was how well he acted shipping over to Aqueduct from Belmont. It
seems as if he's really maturing in a big way recently."
said after the race that Imagining could have one more start this year
in California; if not, he would wait to launch his 2014 campaign in