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Poseidon's Warrior Wins US Gr1 Alfred G Vanderbilt Handicap
At Saratoga, the R Reid Jr-trained 4YO entire Poseidon's Warrior (Speightstown–Poised to Pounce, by Smarten) scored by a neck over fellow 4YO entires Justin Phillip (First Samurai–Ava Knowsthecode, by Cryptoclearance) & Emcee (Unbridled's Song–Surf Club, by Ocean Crest) in the Gr1 Alfred G Vanderbilt Handicap (6f) for 3YOs & up. Poseidon's Warrior took his record to 7 wins and US$394,337 from 17 starts. It was his first win at Gr1 level and he is one of 35 stakes winners for his sire Speightstown (Gone West–Silken Cat, by Storm Cat).