08/03/2017 1:06PM

Asmussen hoping Gun Runner gets him out of Saratoga slump

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Despite having the best horse in the field and arguably the second-best horse in North America, trainer Steve Asmussen’s comfort level is not high as he prepares to run Gun Runner in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga.