Sandy's Dream Takes Them All the Way
Sandy's Dream Gets Second Career Win
The directions for jockey Jeremy Rose were simple. "Let her speed carry you as far as she can go, is basically what Lupe (trainer Guadalupe Preciado) told me to do," said Rose. Today, Sandy's Dream's speed was good enough to lead her competition from gate to wire as she scored her second lifetime win at Delaware Park by three lengths.
Sandy, who broke from the outside in the field of six, went to the lead and would never look back. Her opening quarter was a speedy :22.4, but the half-mile was a more reasonable :47. She finished the six furlong heat in 1:14
"I thought after the half time was posted, she'd have enough left," said Preciado. "Jeremy did a really good job to build a lead and then let her settle down. She had plenty left late to hold them off."
"She felt really good," said Rose. "Lupe told me she'd been doing real well in the morning recently. She certainly carried it over to the afternoon today."
For the win, the four-year-old daughter of Say Florida Sandy earned $9,900. She has now earned more than $37,000 for her career. Sandy's Dream also has hit the board in seven of her eight career lifetime starts.