05/24/2014 6:25PM

La Tia much the best in Arlington Matron


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – It is not a question of making a horse break swiftly from the starting gate: It is breaking in perfect rhythm with them. That’s the starting-gate philosophy espoused by jockey E.T. Baird, and Baird is among the best anywhere getting a horse out of the gates and onto the lead.