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Will Take Charge Wins Gr2 Pennsylvania Derby
At Parx Racecourse in the US, recently euthanized US sire & former Arrowfield shuttler Unbridled's Song (Unbridled-Trolley Song, by Caro) added a group success when 3YO colt Will Take Charge (Unbridled's Song-Take Charge Lady, by Dehere) scored by 2.25-lengths for trainer D. Wayne Lukas in the US$1 million Gr2 Pennsylvania Derby (9 furlongs) for 3YOs, over 3YO gelding Moreno (Ghostzapper-Danceinthesunlight, by A.P. Indy) & fellow 3YO colt Battier (Tale of the Cat-Whobabydatiz, by Boston Harbor). This was Will Take Charge's second consecutive group victory and took his record to 5 wins (including the last-start Gr1 Travers Stakes) & 2 placings (including the Gr2 Jim Dandy Stakes) from 13 starts for US$1,827,371 earnings.