Flying Five comes into play as trainer says York comes sooner than ideal after seasonal debut at Saratoga on Thursday.
The three-year-old son of Uncle Mo has been described by trainer Wesley Ward as “the best horse I have ever trained by far”.
Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes is now the target for Breeders’ Cup winner, who will not be ready in time for King’s Stand.
Here’s the takeaway after a battling G1 victory from Battaash at York – quotes, plans, video and the best of the tweets.
Wesley Ward has pulled the plug on Golden Pal’s Nunthorpe Stakes bid and the flying US two-year-old will run instead at Saratoga on Friday.
“He’s a serious, serious colt. I would love to see him go for the Nunthorpe because I know he’d win it.”