"He's doing well," Drysdale said. "I'm going to talk with (owner Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum's) racing manager and we're going to discuss what's next for him. Right now we don't have any plans set out at all."
In addition to the Whittingham, Storming Home won the Champion Stakes (gr. IT) at Newmarket and the King Edward VII Stakes (gr. IIT) at Ascot last year. He won or placed in eight other black-type events across the pond before being imported to America and winning the Jim Murray Memorial Handicap on May 10 in his stateside debut. His career line stands at 21-7-4-3 with earnings of $1,336,704.
Drysdale also sent out multiple grade II winner Touch of the Blues for a six-furlong turf work in a bullet 1:13 3/5. The French-bred son of Cadeaux Genereux finished third in his two previous starts this year, the Maker's Mark Mile (gr. IIT) and Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IIT). According to Drysdale, Touch of the Blues will race next in the July 4 American Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 1/16 miles over the turf, as will stablemate Sunday Break.
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