Authentic (Into Mischief) exited his win in Saturday's
GI TVG.com Haskell S. at Monmouth Park in fine shape and will now train up to the Sept. 5 GI Kentucky Derby, trainer Bob Baffert confirmed Sunday. The colt pulled away to a clear advantage in the stretch of the Haskell before holding on to a last-gasp victory over Ny Traffic (Cross Traffic).
Luis Saez will be cleared to ride at Saratoga Friday pending the completion of a 14-day quarantine period, a negative COVID-19 test and clearance from a physician noting that he can no longer transmit the virus.
Saez tested positive for COVID-19 July 10 while riding at Keeneland. He has remained asymptomatic throughout the period of quarantine, which will total 14-days July 24. Current Centers for Disease Control (C.D.C.) guidance.
Multiple graded stakes winner Frank Conversation (Quality
Road--Rushen Heat, by Unusual Heat) will shuttle to Haras Santa Sara in Santiago, Chile for the 2020 Southern Hemisphere breeding season. The 7-year-old stallion just completed his second year at stud at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, New York.