Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Quote Of The Day

“Quite frankly, it didn’t occur to me that he’s giving up a potential Triple Crown winner. I’m thinking like most people are—that Mine That Bird is a fluke, kind of an anomaly. … Rachel
Alexandra is the best filly I’ve seen since Ruffian; the most dominant filly since 1975.”

Racing Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron, in the San Diego Union-Tribune, on jockey Calvin Borel’s decision to ride Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Rachel Alexandra instead of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Mine That Bird in the Preakness Stakes (G1)

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