Rapid Redux, the noted starter-allowance competitor,
won’t be trying to win his 23rd race in a row anytime soon. Owner Robert
Cole said Friday that Rapid Redux has been taken out of training
following a highly demanding 2011 campaign.
"He’s going to be out a couple months
and we’re just going to rest him," Cole said. "He’s tired and he’s got
some aches and pains, and if he doesn’t get a rest, he’s going to go
Rapid Redux and his connections
received a Special Eclipse Award last Monday, Jan. 16 for the horse’s
accomplishments in 2011, when he raced 19 times without a loss. Rapid
Redux’s unbeaten string extends to Dec. 2, 2010 when he won a race at
Penn National three starts after Cole claimed him for $6,250.