Favorite Epicenter earns first Grade 1 win in Travers
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Favorite Epicenter earned his first Grade 1 win with a big effort in the Travers Stakes on Saturday at the Saratoga Race Course. Epicenter overtook Cyberknife in the stretch and scored an impressive 5 1/4 length victory in the 10-furlong, $1.25 million race. It is the first Travers win for jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Steve Asmussen. The win now puts Epicenter firmly atop the sophomore division. See highlights and reaction here.