07/07/2017 12:40PM

Diamond Bachelor needs to play to strength in Mecke Handicap


Diamond Bachelor has always been at his best when able to control the pace of his races, as evidenced by his back-to-back wire-to-wire stakes victories last year at Gulfstream Park. So, it came as quite a surprise when Diamond Bachelor was taken off the early lead on his way to finishing fourth as the even-money favorite in his latest start in an allowance here June 22.