A few teasers from our latest issue.
“That’s Jonathan Sheppard at his best.” Steeplechase jockey Darren Nagle, after winning Saratoga’s
Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Stakes with 6-year-old homebred Brilliant Match
“Good job number five.” Young fan to Nagle after the victory
“I was thinking, ‘Maybe Saratoga isn’t my cup of tea.’ But after that, I’m going to say, ‘Two sugars please.’ ” Jump jockey Willie McCarthy after getting a win late in the meet
“I’m concerned with all the things that can happen, including just simply getting him over here to get his saddle on. He’s a very rough horse, he gets loose every day.” Trainer Tony Dutrow, after The Big Beast won the Grade 1 King’s Bishop
at Saratoga (we think he was exaggerating about that last part)