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Rock Fall Wins Gr1 Alfred G Vanderbilt Handicap
At Saratoga racecourse in the US, 4YO entire Rock Fall (Speightstown-Renda, by Medaglia d'Oro) posted his sixth successive victory when scoring by a nose for trainer Todd Pletcher in the US$350,000 Gr1 Alfred G Vanderbilt Handicap (6 furlongs) for 3YO+, over fellow 4YO entire The Big Beat (Yes It's True-V.V.S. Flawless, by Deputy Minister) & 4YO gelding Favorite Girl (Tale of the Cat-Tricky Elaine, by Grindstone). This was back-to-back Vanderbilt victories for Rock Fall who further embellished his impressive record to 6 wins (including the Gr2 True North Stakes) from 7 starts for US$509,180 earnings.