Tuesday, August 14 2012
International Festival Barn NOtes: Tues. Aug. 14 - AM Edition
DARK STRANGER LAME SATURDAY; REMOVED FROM FLIGHT MANIFEST
Darley Stud Management’s Dark Stranger, one of six European invaders scheduled aboard a Qatar Airways equine charter in advance of Arlington’s International Festival of Racing this Saturday, came up lame last Saturday morning while still in Europe and was taken off that flight manifest shortly before that plane’s departure.
Trained by John Gosden, the European-based but Kentucky-bred Dark Stranger had been scheduled for participation in Saturday’s Grade I Secretariat Stakes for grass-favoring sophomores of international caliber.
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