Interview with Ed DeRosa about the opening day at Ky Downs on Sept 1 — highlighting the Tourist Mile

Ed is the marketing director for Brisnet.com. Brisnet is the greatest collection of handicapping information and statistics in the thoroughbred industry. Check out free past performances at brisnet.com.

We never lost confidence in her.  We worked with her and got her to run a good race today–thank God. Mike (Smith) and I both thought she went too fast early last time (when well beaten as favorite in the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Nov. 4), and she didn’t finish. Today, he let her lay a little off the pace and kept her wide and she finished well.  I have confidence in Unique Bella.  She gets into it and I thought she’d beat her (Paradise Woods), and down the lane, she did it.

Jerry Hollendorfer, the trainer of Unique Bella, who won the G1 La Brea at Santa Anita on Dec. 26

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