Interview with Ed DeRosa… we chat up the G1 Champagne & the G1 Breeders’ Futurity. And, of course, we have a side bet!

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.

I thought he ran well. It was his first time stretching out. He handled it well, the fact that he had to settle off that horse [Promises Fulfilled]. They were dead set on being there. Luis (Saez) said, “We broke sharp. If I tried to go, we’d be going to go too fast.’ He said, ‘Let me just set off him.’ He thought he had him when he switched leads but the horse kept going. I think he got a little tired. He went from 5 ½ (furlongs) to 7 to now this [1 1/16 miles]. Hopefully, he can keep moving forward.”

Mark Hennig, trainer of Strike Power, runner-up in the FOY Stakes

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