I always say you have to ride a horse at least once to get to know them (even during morning exercise), and that showed greatly today with Animal Kingdom in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (Grade 1).  There was a slow pace up front, Joel Rosario realized it and thought he’d ‘niggle’ AK into position.  ‘Niggling’ to AK means GO.  Before he knew it, he’d hit the front way too early.  Guess now he knows him…….

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