Battle Of Midway Could Run Before The End Of Del Mar Meet

by | 08.13.2018 | 5:59pm
Battle of Midway (Smart Strike) wins the BC Dirt Mile at Del Mar on 11.3.2017. Flavien Prat up, Jerry Hollendorfer trainer, Winstar Farm and Don Alberto Stable owners.

Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Battle of Midway, who was found to be subfertile earlier this year and subsequently returned to training, could be approaching his next start, according to

A six-furlong breeze in 1:13.80 on Sunday may indicate that Battle of Midway is ready to start during the Del Mar meeting, said trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. The listed Harry Brubaker Stakes on Aug. 22 may be an option.

“He galloped out well. I'd like to run him here if I could,” Hollendorfer said.


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