Originally Posted by blackthroatedwind
I think Meydan had a rail bias....not a speed bias. Not that Mendlessohn wasn't helped immeasurably by the track, but it was the rail and not speed that was carrying horses. I think this has led to a misinterpretation of the Sprint.
That's fair as speed horses usually are the ones on the rail as they get out first and I admit I didn't watch every race. The ones I saw with exception of Mind that Biscuit seemed to be won up front. Is there a Beyer on that race?