Neither did it need to be
Jesus! He was an athlete as a lanky colt, now he's a beast! Hopefully Chrome and Beholder beat him up enough that he sticks around as a 5yo
At a price no less.
It'd be nice to bring back weight carrying to racing. Imagine the fields they could get with Chrome if they dropped a few more lead slips
Good attitude to match a good career.
Not bad but I would've hoped for a bit more for a G1
Many thanks to Wesley Ward and now Tepin for the work they have done to make Royal Ascot a realistic goal for American horses. And to think that there will be NBC coverage next year! The owner's comments shouldn't be neglected:
"After the race, owner Robert Masterson was understandably elated, telling the Racing Post, “She is the best thing in the world. It's all her, we just represent her. She is fantastic and she did a fantastic job again today.”
“People say the Americans need to have drugs in their horses,” Masterson continued. “Well she had no drugs in her, no nasal strip, nothing anyone was worried about in the papers and she just performed magnificently. It's a great message to send back home.”
“There was a lot for her to overcome but she just did it. She's one of those professionals who just does it.”
6 Upstart / 4 Noble Bird / 11 Calculator / 13 Marking
10 Faufiler / 5 My Miss Sophia / 2 Recepta / 12 Rainha Da Bateria
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