Monday, February 20 2012
Motion Rates Animal Kingdom’s Performance ‘Top Ten’
BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Trainer Graham Motion reported Sunday morning that Animal Kingdom seemed to come out of his comeback victory in Saturday’s fifth race at Gulfstream Park in fine order.
“He’s a very hard horse to read because he always acts kind of tired,” said Motion of his laid-back 2011 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, who hadn’t raced since undergoing surgery to repair a fracture in his left hind leg in June. “But he certainly didn’t seem knocked out by it. I think we couldn’t ask for a better prep, really.”
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