The Pressbox Show Talks With Ed DeRosa

Ed DeRosa talks with Gene McLean about this weekend’s racing. 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 didn’t think the fractions were real, real fast. I think it was a good race and was what we needed. Hopefully we come out of here really good and get that mile and a quarter. We knew we were up against it a little at a mile and an eighth and that we would have an advantage when he goes a little longer. This is a good steppingstone – we were within two lengths of the winner, so this is one we can build off and go to Churchill Downs.“I wanted to go in here really positive, so I think this is a nice race coming off that really hard race (the San Felipe Stakes). Hopefully we get to come back really good.”

Mick Ruis, Owner/trainer of runner-up Bolt d’Oro who ran the Santa Anita Derby