OK, here’s something to ponder. With a number of question marks regarding
this year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) hopefuls, why shouldn’t the
connections of Gio
Ponti give the Classic serious consideration?
After all, many think Quality
Road is not at his best going 1 ¼ miles; Lookin
At Lucky is way behind in his training and won’t make the
Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) Sept. 25; the status of Rail
Trip is still up in the air; Richard's
Kid looks like he does his best running on Del Mar’s Polytrack; and
will be making only her third start on dirt and first on a dirt surface other
than Oaklawn Park. If Zenyatta is the Classic favorite, then where is Gio Ponti,
who was beaten only a length by her on a track she loves?
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