A lengthy layoff demonstrated not a problem for that gifted No Nay Never, who scored a front-running victory within the $150,000 Woodford Stakes Presented by Keeneland Select (gr. IIIT) March. 4 at Keeneland .
Making his begin since a jogger-up finish to Place when heavily favored within the Swale Stakes (gr. II) on dirt March 1 at Gulfstream Park, 2-1 choice No Nay Never dueled using the fast Spring towards the Sky to his outdoors via a quarter-mile in :21.53. He edged from that certain following a :44.40 half turning for home, after which held off stretch challenges from runner-up Mongol Bull and third-place finisher Sharp Sensation.
Champion of the group I champion in France along with a group II champion at Royal Ascot this past year for trainer Wesley Ward, Dave Reid’s Ice Wine Stable, Susan Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Cruz, No Nay Never improved to 3 wins in three career turf starts. A 3-year-old boy of Scat Daddy , No Nay Never also improved to two-for-2 at Keeneland, where he won his 4 1/2-furlong debut this past year around the former Polytrack.
With Mike Cruz showing the way in which, No Nay Never completed 5 1/2 furlongs on good turf in 1:03.59 to win the Woodford with a half-length over Kaira Rainwater’s Mongol Bull, who put into the very first stakes oncoming of his career.
No Nay Never came back $6, $5.20, $3.80 overall, while 56-1 shot Mongol Bull came back $35.60 to put and $13.40 to exhibit. Sharp Sensation came back $4.60 to exhibit.
No Nay Was not ever bred in Kentucky by Jayne Doi Manley and David Sparrow. He is among two winners from as numerous starters from the winning Elusive Quality mare Cat’s Eye Witness.
Ward stated he was thinking about his options and would talk with the proprietors, but was leaning toward the Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I).
"This turf course here’s so kind and forgiving. He’s a large, blocky, very fast horse," Ward stated. "I figured this is an excellent place to create him back and springboard him back to what we are likely to do.
"He’s just as good around the dirt. I simply desired to bring him back to this, observe how he returns, and in all likelihood (visit) the Breeders’ Cup Sprint ."
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