Winner of the 2015 Regret S.-G3 at Churchill Downs, the 5YO FORT PRADO mare gained a contending position while being rated just off the first flight in the 1 1/16 mile black type event, taken off the turf and run over a sloppy track. PRADO’S SWEET RIDE shifted out to challenge three wide on the far turn, went clear racing into upper stretch and widened while being kept to pressure. Out of Excellent Idea, by General Meeting PRADO’S SWEET RIDE has earned $371,222, with a record of 23 starts, 7 wins, 3 2nds and 4 3rds for trainer Chris Block and owner/breeders Darrell and Sadie Brommer. Two races later IN THE CHAMBER also by FORT PRADO, took third in the Buck’s Boy Handicap, also taken off the turf. Prompting the pace three wide racing to the backstretch IN THE CHAMBER moved to the force the pace racing into the far turn and stayed up to take the show spot raising his earnings to $170,073.
PRADO’S SWEET RIDE FOUR TIME STAKES WINNER TAKES ILLINI PRINCESS HANDICAP