06/06/2014 3:25PM

Herbie D fighting time in Longacres Mile defense


AUBURN, Wash. – Herbie D, one of the fastest horses to compete at Emerald Downs in recent memory, is back in training after a brief injury hiccup, trainer Robert Gilker said Friday, and Gilker hopes to have Herbie D ready to defend his title in the Grade 3 Longacres Mile on Aug. 24.