JOEL ROSARIO, MR GRUFF, WINNER: “We went pretty fast the first half (mile), but my horse likes to be on the lead, so I sent him. After the first half, he relaxed pretty good and he went all the way.
WHEN ASKED ABOUT BEING OFF MOUNTS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY: “I had the flu and I was sore all over. I took a lot of medicine and I’m feeling much better. It’s been a great meet, very nice and I appreciate all the opportunities I’ve had.”