Friday, September 28 2012


BELMONT PARK NOTES: Thursday, September 27, 2012


ELMONT, N.Y. – After 36-1 long shot Poseidon’s Warrior won the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt on August 5, surprising just about everyone but trainer Robert “Butch” Reid, a decision had to be made about his next start: Run next in the Grade 1 Forego at seven furlongs on September 1, or await the Grade 1, six-furlong Vosburgh Invitational 55 days later?

With sights set firmly on the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, Reid chose to wait and run the 4-year-old son of Speightstown at his best distance, where he has won six of 12 starts.





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