Accompanied by assistant trainer Scott Blasi, Pyro stood in the saddling stalls at the east end of the paddock before moving on to the walking ring. Kodiak Kowboy, winner of last year’s Saratoga Special (gr. II), also schooled.
Out of the Wild Again mare Wild Vision, Pyro has back-to-back victories in the Louisiana Derby and Risen Star Stakes (gr. III) to his credit. Second to 2-year-old juvenile champion War Pass in the Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and third behind that one in the Champagne Stakes (gr. I) last year, he has never finished off the board in six career starts. His earnings currently total $1,056,718.