Mike is taking the blame. In a tweet he said something like he slipped coming out of the gate.BaroqueAgain1 wrote:Collected was third in the San Antonio. Was this an OK prep for the Pegasus, or does this give Bob some concerns about whether the colt has taken a step back?
Giant Expectations won...thanks to a savvy ride by Gary Stevens, who saw that the pace was s-l-o-w, and said, you guys don't want the lead? OK, I'll take it, thank you very much...and went off to win.
http://www.drf.com/news/front-running-g ... nable=trueCollected was using the San Antonio as a prep for next month’s Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream. Smith, riding Collected for the first time now that Martin Garcia has relocated to New York, admitted “it was a bad ride.”
“It was my fault,” he said. “We should have been on the lead.”