KAYLA STRA, TOP FORTITUDE, WINNER: “I think seven furlongs is more like a mile, so I keep that in mind and try not to put too much pressure on them early.
“He can handle it; he’s a strong horse. I think the outside post helped. I was riding so hard my saddle slipped back; I just wanted to make sure no one would get by me.
“I thought there would be two horses on the lead, maybe not the two that I thought but it still helped in how it worked out. I think everything went to plan. When I looked at the form it seemed pretty simple.Read the rest of the story Santa Anita Park - Press Releases