Thursday, July 26 2012
EIGHT EVENLY MATCHED SOPHOMORES VIE IN G2 JIM DANDY
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Eight evenly matched 3-year-olds hoping to step into the void left by the stars of the Triple Crown will gather at Saratoga Race Course Saturday afternoon for the 49th running of the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy.
“With I’ll Have Another, Bodemeister and Union Rags not being around, that leaves the door open for one of them,” said Michael Matz, who will saddle Teeth of the Dog in the 1 1/8-mile race, the traditional prep for the Grade 1, $1 million Travers on August 25. “There’s not one horse that’s a standout going into the race.”
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