04/30/2014 7:24PM

Litfin: Don't knock move from synthetic to dirt


Perhaps the most remarkable running line from the prep races was Dance With Fate vaulting from 11th at the pace call to the lead in midstretch of the Blue Grass Stakes. While it’s become fashionable to knock Polytrack preps such as the Blue Grass and Spiral Stakes, recent Derby winners Street Sense and Animal Kingdom took that route, along with on-the-board finishers such as Hard Spun, Dullahan, and Paddy O’Prado.