JOE HERNANDEZ HANDICAP QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES

JOEL ROSARIO, MR GRUFF, WINNER: “I was a little too quick with this horse last time and he got tired. He was more relaxed today. I got just a little bit of pressure on the outside and inside, but he handled it
very well. He’s such a nice horse, and I think he can do anything.”

TRAINER QUOTES

RON ELLIS, MR GRUFF, WINNER: “This horse just loves running down the hill. He also ran well at
Hollywood Park on the flat, he’s one for one over there. He’s just a classy horse and I’ve got to love
him because I bought him as a yearling. I hated the inside post going down the hill, so I just told Joel
(Rosario) to play it by ear. He’ll be running in the San Simeon next.”

NOTES: The winning owner Gary S. Broad resides in Palm Desert, California.

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