Friday, August 03 2012
SHACKLEFORD CUTS BACK TO SIX FURLONGS FOR G1 VANDERBILT
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Of the 11 horses that have won Triple Crown races since 2009, only three remain in training, and just one – the powerhouse called Shackleford – ranks among the elite performers in the sport.
The winner of the Grade 1, 1 3/16-mile Preakness Stakes last year over Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, Shackleford has transformed his game this year – from speedball that runs his heart out in route races to fearsome sprint and middle-distance star.
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