According to drf.com, jockey Joel Rosario will be named to ride Accelerate in the Aug. 18 Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Trainer John Sadler will saddle the probable favorite in search of his third Grade 1 win at 1 1/4 miles this season.
“We won the title here, won some big races together,” Sadler said.
Accelerate's regular rider Victor Espinoza suffered a fracture in his C-3 vertebra on July 22, and he will miss the remainder of the Del Mar meeting in rehab.
Read more at drf.com.
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