Accelerate Scratched From San Diego, Could Target Whitney

by | 07.21.2018 | 3:23pm
Accelerate, following his Gold Cup at Santa Anita win. Joel Rosario replaces injured Victor Espinoza for the Pacific Classic

Hronis Racing's Accelerate has been scratched out of Saturday's Grade 2 San Diego Handicap, according to The 5-year-old son of Lookin at Lucky is fine and will breeze on Sunday morning, said trainer John Sadler, in anticipation of a possible start on the east coast.

Accelerate's scratch was effected because of the presence of two of his fellow Hronis-owned stablemates in the San Diego lineup: Catalina Cruiser and Curlin Rules.

“Accelerate is perfect and will work tomorrow,” said Hronis. “No issue, just can't run them both (Accelerate and Catalina Cruiser) in this.”


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