Audible finished fifth in the Pegasus World Cup on Saturday after being hung wide on both turns, leaving trainer Todd Pletcher optimistic about the colt's future prospects.
“We were never really able to employ the strategy we had discussed for the horse because of the post,” Pletcher told drf.com. “We wanted to get away from the 10 hole and try to have him work his way over to the inside and save some ground because the rail appeared the best part of the track the whole day. Unfortunately, he just couldn't quite get there and wound up being hung out four wide on both turns. But give the horse credit, he put forth a great effort trying hard all the way to the wire.”
One of the options for the 4-year-old son of Into Mischief would be the Dubai World Cup in late March, said Pletcher. Audible is nominated to the $10 million contest at Meydan Racecourse.
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