EDDIE LOGAN STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES

VICTOR ESPINOZA, MACIAS, WINNER: “I expected him to show speed today, but he was under control and he settled real nice with me around the first turn. Going to the far turn, I had a lot of horse under me, but I didn’t want to take the lead too soon. I waited as long as I could and when I asked him, he really accelerated. Through the stretch, I knew the other horse (Alfarabi) was running, but there was no worry.”

TRAINER QUOTES

BOB BAFFERT, MACIAS , WINNER: “Victor (Espinoza) did just what I wanted, hold him back. That’s why I rode him; he’s strong enough to do that. It’s nice to win this race named for Eddie (Logan). ‘Give me the leather and we’ll get it together.’ That’s what he used to say. We worked Macias on the turf in October, but there was never a race for him. He’s a nice horse and I’ll have to keep him separated from my other good horses turning three (years old).”

NOTES: The winning owner is Ahmed Zayat of Hackensack, N.J.

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