CRYSTAL WATER HANDICAP QUOTES, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH, 2009

JOCKEY QUOTES

GARRETT GOMEZ, MEDZENDEEKRON, WINNER: “He settled real good with me going into the first turn and from there we had a very good trip. I reached back and back-handed him one time and he accelerated well and he ran down some decent horses today.”

TRAINER QUOTES

BARRY ABRAMS, MEDZENDEEKRON, WINNER: “He’s my best Unusual Heat (race horse sired by Unusual Heat). Absolutely. I don’t tell him (Garrett Gomez) how to ride the horse. You don’t tell the leading rider in the world how to ride. That’s why he won the Eclipse Award (as the nation’s outstanding jockey in 2007 and 2008).”

NOTES: The winning owners are David Abrams of San Diego, Jack Nakkashian of Chatsworth and Tom Roberts of Corona.

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