Race of the Week 2017

Plan B: Setsuko Enters American Turf

Setsuko at Santa Anita
Setsuko, whose runner-up effort in the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) didn't earn him enough in graded stakes company to allow the Pleasant Perfect colt to make  the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), instead will contest the American Turf Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs the day before the Run for the Roses. The race will be run at 1 1/16 miles. Read More

 

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I think a panel of horsemen would have him at the top of deserving to run. He could easily be 1-2-3.
Too bad he didn't make the Derby grade. Would like to see him fire a big shot in this turf spot and maybe we'll see him in the Belmont Stakes.

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