Tag Archives: Rob Atras

Irish Honor: May Need a Race on the Outside

Looked like a green 2-year-old up the backstretch with his head held up high while dropping back to near the back around the turn under the whip. However, he was steered to the outside entering the stretch and rallied well to finish 2nd behind a runaway winner. The gelding must not like the kickback and […]

Poncho Song: Can Move Forward With New Pace Tactics and Fairer Track

A mare who was making her third start off the layoff showed unexpected early speed and was part of a four horse duel up the backstretch. She appeared to be tiring once headed around the far turn while racing on the rail, but she gamely fought back only to be run down by perfect-tripper Carly […]