Royal Mo Wins Lewis, Officially on Derby Trail
By Margaret Ransom
Jerry and Ann Moss’ Royal Mo stamped himself a legitimate Kentucky Derby (GI) contender on Saturday with an impressive wire-to-wire score in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (GII) at Santa Anita. The bay son of Uncle Mo did so in his graded stakes debut after breaking his maiden last out and beat a field of four other sophomores by 3 ½ lengths under regular jockey Victor Espinoza.
In the 1 1/16-mile main track test, the John Sherriffs-trained colt… (more)