Downey Profile: Early Pace May Be Key in Queen Elizabeth II

The key to the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup might be whether any of the three horses coming out of a strong grade I race at Belmont Park will be able to dictate a moderate pace and stay on to win.

By Dick Downey
TheDowneyProfile.com

Three of our top four quick picks for Saturday's grade I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes at Keeneland came out of a strong grade I race at Belmont Park. The key to this race might be whether any of these can dictate a moderate pace and stay on to win. The best horses in here race close to or on the pace. More