Thursday, May 14, 2009
Nicanor scores first career victory
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, May 13, 2009 – Nicanor, the brother of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, notched his first career victory at Delaware Park today. With Anna (Rosie) Napravnik astride, the Kentucky-bred trained by Michael Matz notched a 15 1/4-length score and completed the mile and a sixteenth on the turf in 1:46.31 in his first career race on the grass.
“I am relieved that this over with,” said trainer Michael Matz. “I think he has good future and I think he is a real nice horse. I always did. I am not sure if it was the turf of the blinkers or what, but he ran great today.”
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