04/20/2017 11:13AM

Midnight Storm returning to familiar footing in Gold Cup at Santa Anita


ARCADIA, Calif. – It is one of the oldest excuses in racing, and sometimes valid – the horse did not like the racetrack. Anyone who watched Midnight Storm struggle last weekend in the Grade 2 Oaklawn Handicap would be hard-pressed to dispute jockey Mike Smith’s post-race analysis.