Irad Ortiz Jr. rides Robert Bruce to Arlington Million winCat:未分類

Robert Bruce came charging from the back of the Bunch to beat on Almanaar by a half-length in the running of the Arlington Million on Saturday.

Birthday boy Irad Ortiz Jr. patiently guided the 4-year-old son of Fast Company wide into the stretch and also the horse exploded at a very match attempt. Trainer Chad Brown boasts back-to-back wins in the thousand dollar race as he scored with Beach Patrol. For Robert Bruce, it was his first triumph at the U.S. and that he becomes the initial Chilian-bred to acquire the Arlington Million. Sent off as the 5/2 second option at wagering, Robert Bruce coated the 1-1/4 mile over the sod in 2:02.29 over a course which was labeled as firm and earned himself a trip to the Breeders Cup Longines Turf at Churchill Downs on Nov. 3 by doing so. Robert Bruce, carryed out broad at the rest the 9/5 favorite, oscar Performance and raced. He stalked the leaders but never seemed comfortable over the route and was pulled up at the stretch by Jose Ortiz. The race was never ended by oscar Performance and walked into the horse to be evaluated. The track vet said there was no sign of lameness or distress and the horse was being taken off the track in the automobile as a precaution. Century Fantasy ran a great race but was somewhat inconsistent and was disqualified from place and return into fourth for interference and set the pace. Calco En Die was moved up to third party. This was a excellent ride by Ortiz. In his last outing at Belmont, Robert Bruce was filled in the stretch but lacked the area for a bid that was good and the colt suffered his first loss. Irad Ortiz Jr. made certain that would not happen now and took his horse ten trails broad to get a clear run. Almanzar, who is also coached by Chad Brown, will be a customer in his next outing and really ran a game second. The trainer proceeds to show his dominance over the turf and just about any surface. Read more here: