10/07/2014 1:48PM

Going to the front is key for Joes Blazing Aaron


Pace will make the race in Thursday’s $80,000 optional-claiming feature, when Joes Blazing Aaron goes to the front and dares five other turf-meant rivals to catch him in race 8. Those tactics have worked repeatedly this year for Joes Blazing Aaron, who was a sacrificial “rabbit” for former stablemate Big Blue Kitten in last year’s Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic.