EDWIN MALDONADO, LET EM SHINE, Winner: “I think by far he’s the fastest horse out of the gate that I’ve ridden, and the fastest all around. We worked him a mile twice and got him to settle a little bit. (Trainer) Adam Kitchingman does a great job with this horse. He spends a lot of time with him and it paid off. We were a little concerned about the seven furlongs, but it was nothing to him. He answered a lot of questions today.”
ADAM KITCHINGMAN, LET EM SHINE, Winner: “He’s fast, there’s no question about that. I don’t know how much farther he’ll go. It depends on how much he relaxes. Seven furlongs is good right now. Maybe as an older horse we’ll stretch him out a little more. Our goal is the (Grade I, $500,000 Foxwoods) King’s Bishop (Aug. 24 at Saratoga). We’ll probably run him once more before then. If everything goes well, maybe we’ll try the Breeders’ Cup (Sprint Nov. 2 at Santa Anita).’’
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