Saturday, June 07 2014
Belmont Stakes (G1) compiled jockey/trainer quotes
Christophe Clement, winning trainer of Tonalist (No. 11): "It's a great win, it's great for the team, for the staff, for the owner, Mr. Evans, who believed in us. I'm absolutely thrilled. It's wonderful."
"He trained great, he looked great before the race. I'm absolutely delighted that he won."
"I wasn't sure he won. We actually thought he finished second, but we got lucky, he won. It was great."
Did you ever think you'd win the Belmont Stakes when you were growing up in France? "I'm not sure, but I was hoping to win some big races."
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