Sunday, July 27, 2014
Amsterdam (G2) Quotes
Rosie Napravnik, winning jockey aboard Coup de Grace (No. 4): "He's a very nice horse. I spoke to Larry [Jones] this morning and rode him with a lot of confidence. He did it easily today."
"I don't know all the best 3-year-old sprinters in the country, but our numbers are good. We've got to keep him healthy and bring him back in four weeks [in the Grade 1, $500,000 Ketel One King's Bishop on August 23], hopefully. We'll find out how good he is."
Michael Hushion, trainer of beaten favorite and third-place finisher Captain Serious (No. 8): "What can I say? It was disappointing."
Jose Ortiz, jockey aboard beaten favorite and third-place finisher Captain Serious (No. 8): "It was a good spot. I came up a little empty by the three-sixteenths pole. My horse tried, but the winner - the horses that finished first and second - they ran extremely fast. He kept fighting and ran good."
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