Gotnosed wrote:Carocortado is a nice ,professional horse. However,he beat next to nothing saturday. Not his fault ,though. Always interested in seeing how horses who pass readily on synthetics, fare on dirt(some,like stardom bound,cant).
He beat two highly regarded horses, both trained by men who have trained champions. Saying they are nothing is a little premature. Neither of them are seasoned, nor had either gone two turns. Both are likely to improve with that experience. Ron Ellis doing commentary for the Hollywood Prevue suggested that American Lion seemed to think racing was like a s
in the park. He wasn't taking it too seriously.. I agreed with his assessment. If that youngster can get the right attitude, he can be a top horse.
As for Stardom Bound .. She came to hand early and dominated the 2 year old class, but now, she is nothing special... maybe a Grade 3 filly if she gets the right field. I don't think the surface means a thing. She is no longer a top horse.