"He left Belmont this morning," said Tagg's assistant Robin Smullen. "He's fine. There were no problems getting in."Funny Cide breezed six furlongs in 1:12 4/5 over Belmont Park's main track Monday with Smullen aboard. According to Smullen, the gelding walked the shedrow prior to boarding a van to Saratoga Springs.Funny Cide has not raced since finishing third in the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and is scheduled to make his next start in the Aug. 3 Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park.
He will follow the Haskell with a rematch with Belmont winner Empire Maker in the Aug. 23 Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga.