'Greek Seeks Triple Crown Mandate

With its long home stretch, the Fair Grounds has sometimes been called a closer’s track. Ron The Greek certainly did nothing to disprove that reputation. Last of 10 after a half-mile in the Lecomte Stakes (gr. III), the Jack T. Hammer homebred had just one horse beaten at mid-stretch. But at the wire, he was out in front and in the clear, winning by 1 1/2 lengths. Read More

 

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