Saturday, October 06 2012

$175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3)

Tom Amoss (winning trainer of Sum of the Parts)

“I was really pleased that we made the lead as easy as we did. Julien’s a great rider here at Keeneland, handled the front end well with this horse. He knows this horse well. We got beat at Belmont with this horse about 3 ½ weeks ago (in the Groovy on September 13, in which he was second), but it probably was a blessing. It was his first start since June. I think it got him ready for this race.”

On the colt’s next start, possibly the Breeders’ Cup Xpressbet Sprint (G1) on

“That is the day of the Alabama-LSU football game, so we’ll have to talk about it a little bit (with a laugh).”

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