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Moreno Wins US Gr1 Whitney Handicap

Monday, 4th August 2014

At Saratoga racecourse in the US, 4YO gelding Moreno (Ghostzapper-Danceinthesunlight, by A.P. Indy) scored by 1.25-lengths for trainer Eric Guillot in the US$1.5 million Gr1 Whitney Handicap (9 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 4YO entires Itsmyluckyday (Lawyer Ron (USA) 2003 out of Viva la Slew, by (USA) 2005, by Doneraile Court) & Will Take Charge (Unbridled's Song-Take Charge Lady, by Dehere). This was the first Gr1 victory for Moreno who took his record to 3 wins (including the Gr2 Dwyer Stakes) and 9 placings (including the Gr1 Travers Stakes) from 20 starts for US$1,709,940 earnings. Last year's Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice was disappointing finishing sixth.

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