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Lord Nelson Wins Gr1 Triple Bend Stakes
At Santa Anita Park in the US, 4YO entire Lord Nelson (Pulpit-African Jade, by Seeking the Gold) broke through for a well deserved maiden Gr1 success when scoring by 0.5-length for trainer Bob Baffert in the US$300,000 Gr1 Triple Bend Stakes (7 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 4YO gelding Subtle Indian (Indian Charlie-Subtle Aly, by French Envoy) & 5YO entire Kobe's Back (Flatter-Well, by Well Decorated). Owned by B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm, Lord Nelson improved his record to 5 wins (including the Gr2 San Vicente Stakes) and 2 placings (including the Gr1 Malibu Stakes) from 11 starts for US$598,271 earnings.