VANITY MILE STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 – Santa Anita Park

JOCKEYQUOTES

GARYSTEVENS,BEHOLDER,WINNER:Itchangeseverytime。

IfsomeonetoldmebeforetheracethatwewouldgointwentyfiveforthefirstquarterIwouldsaynoway。

Ithoughtwewouldgoinsubtwentythree,fortyfiveandchangeforthesecondandIthoughtthefinaltimewouldbeunder1:34。

Twentyfiveislegit,fortynineislegit,butIthinkthatsthefastestlastthreeeighthsIveeverruninmylifeandshewaslovineveryminuteofit。

Sheslikefamilytome。

IdontspendasmuchtimewithherasRicharddoesandeveryoneatthebarnbutshesveryspecialtome。

ShesthebestthingIeverhaveridden,orIeverwillride。

Imblessedtobeonherback。

VICTORESPINOZA,STELLARWIND,SECOND:Sherananawesomerace。

Iexpectedhertorunwell,butnotaswellasshedidtoday。

Thisonewillprovebigforthenextone。

Imexcitedforher。

Shecamebackbetterthanbefore。

Shehadalittlemorefocusintherace,andeverythingwentrighttoday。

TRAINERQUOTES

RICHARDMANDELLA,BEHOLDER,WINNER:Justanothergreateffort。

Shecontinuestoamazeusall。

Therewasatimewhenwedidntthinkshedgolong。

Sheseemstoadjusttowhatweredoing。

Imluckytoexperiencesomethingthatveryfewpeopleinhistoryhavetohaveagreathorsethislong。

Goodhorsescomealong,andthereareafewgreatones,buttobegreatandstaygreat,itreallyisspecial。

Theressomethingveryspecialabouther。

IalmostwonderedifitwasamistakewhenIsaw25。

Ididntthinkyoucoulddothat。

Butyouveseenherwork。

Shellworkreallyslowifwewant,andshellworkfastifwewant。

Shesreallyturnedintoaprofessional。



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WAYNEHUGHES,BEHOLDER,WINNER:ImgladRichardtookmyadvice;towin。

Thismeansalottous。

ItwasaveryniceeffortandImgladthepressureisoff。

Everytimeeveryoneexpectsyourhorsetowin,Ithinkitaddspressure。

Norealunbelievablenewswillhappen,unlessyoulose。

Ivehadalotofgreathorses,butnotlikethis。

Idontthinkthiswilleverhappentomeagain。

IjustheardGarysayshesthebesthorseheseverriddenandshemightwellbe。

ShesdefinitelythebesthorseIveeverowned;maybethebesthorseanyonehaseverowned。

Illconsiderbringingherbackatsevenonlyifshesperfect。

Shesbetterthisyearthanshewaslastyear。

Shesbigger,strongerandfaster。

TheyputthegirthonherandshesbiggerandshelovesitsowhoamItointerferewithherhavingagoodtime。

IthoughtthepacewasgoingtobeblazinghotatthebeginninganditwasntandIdontknowexactlywhy。

OnceIsawthatshewaspositioned,Iwasntworried。

Shesadifficulthorsetobeat。

Iftheboysshowup,Illtakeontheboysagain。

MainlyitstheBreedersCupinNovemberasthemaingoal。

ThePacificClassicisourintentionrightnowbutIdontknowthedatesofeverything,Imjusthappywithherwinningarace。

EventhoughItakecreditforit,Richardmakesallthedecisions。



NOTES:WinningownerB。

WayneHughesresidesinLexington,Ky。

Therewasaminusplacepoolof$4,650。

95,andaminusshowpoolof$160,051。

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