07/08/2014 2:30PM

Euro import Our Channel seems well suited to American Derby


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – English trainer William Haggas’s first North American runner, a colt named Primary, performed well enough, finishing third behind Showing Up and Ivan Denisovich in the 2006 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington. Eight years later and Haggas finally has lined up his second North American starter, Our Channel, another horse for a 3-year-old turf race at Arlington, Saturday’s American Derby.