The essential takeaway from day one at Keeneland – with videos, reaction, plans and more, plus the best of the tweets.
Golden Pal is hot favourite for the Juvenile Turf Sprint – but his trainer is already targeting next year’s King’s Stand Stakes.
Wesley Ward says Campanelle is likely to train up to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf after her G1 win at Deauville.
Golden Pal recorded the best Beyer by a two-year-old in the USA this year with a blistering win at Saratoga.
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.
Steve Cauthen and Wesley Ward teamed up for victory with Palace Avenger in a race at Saratoga on Thursday.
“He’s a serious, serious colt. I would love to see him go for the Nunthorpe because I know he’d win it.”
US trainer Wesley Ward reckons chances of Golden Pal and Flying Aletha may be compromised by soft ground at Royal Ascot on Friday.