Ryan Dickey’s “Bail Out Special” Washed Out for Sunday, April 14

By Ryan Dickey:

There will be NO “BAIL-OUT SPECIAL” today, even though I’ll give suggestions for the finale (race 9. Just go to the “Handicapping Link” for my thoughts on today’s card). Since all races on the turf today have been moved to the main track, and the last race today was originally scheduled for the grass, we will get a tremendous amount of scratches.

Without knowing which horses are running, there’s no way to predict a pace scenario, and I’m “pretty sure” the horse I liked could very well be scratched, so no one gets my second or third choice to “bail them out.”

So, head on over to the “Handicapping Link.” And, stay dry. Have fun. Enjoy Keeneland.

The horse broke well today,” Gaffalione said. “I had the horse inside, Dunph, going to the lead and then (Gun It) showed a little bit of speed. When I saw they were intent on going I just tried to get him back and got him to relax. He came back to me nicely and settled well down the backside. Got a little keen going into the far turn and wanted to move a little early. But I didn’t want to take too much away from him so I tried to sit as long as I could. He was waiting on horses down the lane but I kept him at task and there was plenty of horse there.”

“Mark (Casse, the trainer) and his team have done a great job,” Gaffalione said. “They’ve had a ton of confidence in this horse the whole way. It’s just an honor to be able to ride the horse. He’s just so professional, trains great and he’s a pleasure to be around.”

Tyler Gaffalione, Rode of War of Will to victory in the G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds
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