07/17/2017 12:30PM

Contessa looks to repeat in Birdstone Stakes with Tu Brutus


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A year ago, trainer Gary Contessa sent out Turco Bravo to win the 1 3/4-mile Birdstone Stakes. He’s confident he can duplicate that feat Aug. 3 with another long-winded Chilean-bred, the multiple graded stakes-placed Tu Brutus.