06/10/2016 1:06PM

With the heat on, Mandella keeps his cool with Beholder


ARCADIA, Calif. – It turns out that trainer Richard Mandella had a reason not to discuss the summer campaign for Beholder until after the Vanity Stakes on June 4. It was because Mandella seriously considered bringing Beholder back three weeks later for the Grade 1 Gold Cup on June 25 at Santa Anita, but he first wanted to see how she came out of the Vanity.