01/20/2016 3:06PM

Dreaming of Neno fits well in optional-claiming sprint


Dreaming of Neno had his connections, as well as his mutuel backers, dreaming of Claiming Crown riches when he surged to a clear lead in midstretch of the off-the-turf Canterbury Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Dec. 5. But the final furlong took a toll on him, and he faded to fourth, getting edged in a blanket photo for both the place and show position and losing by a length.