Thursday, February 16 2012
Force Freeze Returns in Gulfstream Sprint Championship
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Saeed Naser al Romalthi’s 7-year-old gelding Force Freeze, runner-up in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) at Churchill Downs last fall, will be the likely favorite in Saturday’s $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship (G2) going seven furlongs in a field of eight older horses that also includes Rosemary Rausch and David Zell’s 6-year-old gelding Capt. Candyman Can..
Jockey Paco Lopez gets back aboard Force Freeze for trainer Peter Walder as the Kentucky-bred by Forest Camp makes his first start since finishing a game second in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint on Nov. 5 when beaten a neck by Amazombie, who was later voted Eclipse champion sprinter.
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