Stevens said he was in position to challenge a furlong from home.
"I did think at one time we would win," said Stevens, who guided Rock Hard Ten to a second-place finish in the Preakness (gr. I) Saturday. "Let's hope that there's more cut in the ground when she next runs." Nyramba (5th), Cairns (6th) , Dalna (7th), Cattiva Generosa (8th), Carry on Katie (9th), Rumba Loca (10th), Tulipe Royale (11th), Grandes Illusions (12th) and Royal Tigress (13th) followed.
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