Monday, November 02 2009
$2 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Sprint notes Mon., Nov. 2
Capt. Candyman Can – According to trainer Ian Wilkes, David Zell and the late Joseph Rauch's $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint contender Capt. Candyman Can arrived at Santa Anita in good order on Monday following a Tex Sutton flight from Kentucky. Regular jockey Javier Castellano is slated to ride on Saturday.
The excitement of having his first Breeders' Cup starter was tempered for Wilkes on Saturday with the news of the sudden death of Rauch, a co-owner and breeder of the 3yo gelded son of Candy Ride. Dr. Rauch, a director of the urgent care department at Leesburg Regional Hospital near Ocala, Fla., was 66.
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