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Saffie in the running


Added 05 September 2020


NY Traffic had his final exercise gallop with jockey David Cohen at Saratoga before his trip to Louisville, Kentucky. (GP)

Ace Barbadian racehorse trainer Saffie Joseph Jr continues to break barriers, even in this difficult environment.

He is on show tonight in the 146th running of the Grade I Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, with the famous race slated for 7:01.

Barbadians will be hoping that the local wonder boy can pull off the victory with NY Traffic. This is a monumental achievement that will long be remembered.

When he pulls the girth belt for NY Traffic, he will become the first Bajan trainer to fly the Barbados flag in the Run to the Roses worth US$3 million over 2 000 metres. Saturday Sport reached out to him about the chances of NY Traffic and jockey Paco Lopez who are drawn in post number 15. (LY)

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