07/30/2017 2:55PM

Navarro plotting backward from Breeders' Cup for Vanderbilt winner El Deal


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Trainer Jorge Navarro said El Deal was “on the quiet side” but otherwise exited his breakthrough performance, an eight-length triumph under jockey Javier Castellano in Saturday’s Grade 2 Vanderbilt, in good order after returning to his Monmouth Park base later that evening.