Imperial Hint, who normally races on or near the lead, found a different way to win June 8 in the $250,000 True North Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park.
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It's been more than 20 months since Joking was seen racing to victory in the 2016 Vosburgh Stakes (G1), which punched his ticket to the 2016 Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) for owner and trainer Charlton Baker.
It appeared Whitmore would spin his wheels for the entire stretch run of the $400,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) April 14, but something changed in the final furlong.
Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen's 5-year-old More Than Ready gelding ran down Imperial Hint with determined strides to claim the $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).
Once again, this is about longshots and value. I don’t have enough money to bet favorites and pick 6’s and superfectas, so I’ve got to take a few stabs.