Saver – the Kentucky Derby winner who finished fourth in yesterday’s Grade
1 Haskell Invitational, missing third by just a nose – will make his next
appearance in the 141st running of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers
at Saratoga .
thought it was a pretty good performance, but he did get tired during the last
part,” said trainer Todd Pletcher. “We’re looking forward to the Travers.”
Haskell was the first start for Super Saver following his eighth-place
performance in the Grade 1 Preakness on May 15.
added that Malibu Prayer, who yesterday earned her first Grade 1 victory
when she won the Ruffian Invitational, exited the race in good shape.
felt like she was a filly who had shown Grade 1 ability,” said Pletcher.
race under consideration for the Edward P. Evans homebred is the Grade 1
Personal Ensign on August 29.