Aaron Jones' Forest Camp, who finished fourth in the Forest Hills Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park when last out, will not run in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), according to trainer Eduardo Inda.
"We're going to pass that race," Inda said. "Our main thing was to run good in New York and then we were going to run in the Breeders' Cup. You've got to be realistic. He didn't run good that day."
Jones' Riboletta did run good that day for Inda, winning the Beldame Stakes (gr. I) by two lengths over Beautiful Pleasure. The likely heavy favorite for the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) will work over the Churchill Downs strip for the first time on Monday. "She looked very good," Inda said after she galloped over the track on Sunday. "She was going very nice. Her action is the same.
Trainer Elliott Walden is leaning against running Jones' Plenty of Light against Riboletta in the Distaff.
"We're training her, but in all likelihood they're going to run Riboletta," Walden said. "I don't want to run against her."
The 3-year-old filly earned consideration for the Distaff by winning the Three Chimney Spinster Stakes (gr. I) after a gutsy second-place finish in the Gazelle Handicap (gr. I).