$200,000 Forward Gal (G2) Quotes
Trainer Todd Pletcher (Onlyforyou): “It kind of speaks for itself. Anytime you have one win three in a row to start their career, it’s not very many of them that do that. She’s a filly that has always impressed us in her training. She’s a beautiful filly, big scopy good-looking filly that has tactical speed. It’s been a pretty straightforward introduction so far.
“Javier and I talked about letting her run her race and just playing it by ear. We thought we’d probably be stalking the one (Resistivity), but when the 1 didn’t get away as cleanly as we did I wasn’t afraid for her to be where she was.
“She’s trained like she’ll run further, and she was able to relax a little bit in her first two starts so she’s not one-dimensional even though she won on the lead today. That’s pretty much it on the calendar here for sprints, so if we’re going to run back at Gulfstream we’re going to have to stretch out.
“I guess the Davona Dale is on Feb. 22. We’ll have to see how we feel about that.”
Jockey Javier Castellano (Onlyforyou): “I didn’t expect her to be on the lead, but she was so sharp today. She did it so easy and broke on top. The way she did it was impressive. When the other horse (Aurelia’s Belle) came to her, she took off again. I like the way she did it today.”
Fractions: :22.65, :45.33, 1:09.77, 1:22.50. Track fast.