The Grade 1 winner Rail Trip is on the comeback trail.
Away from the races since finishing fifth in the Jockey Club Gold
Cup, Rail Trip has breezed four times for trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. and
is nearing a return to the races.
Dutrow said that Rail Trip had a significant issue with the frog, or
the bottom of his right front foot, that kept him sidelined for several
“He should be ready in a few weeks,” Dutrow said Thursday at his
Aqueduct barn. “At Saratoga, one day would be good, one day would be
bad. Since he’s come back every single day has been 100-percent good. It
looks like we’ve gotten whatever this thing was behind him; he’s doing