02/17/2016 4:07PM

Same As earns shot at Fair Grounds Handicap


One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, the saying goes. So, yeah, okay, no one really is calling horses like Same As and Salengo trash, but both horses were culled from the holdings of prominent owners and breeders Alain and Gerard Wertheimer and trainer Todd Pletcher. Same As, a 5-year-old by Smart Strike, made one start for Pletcher and Wertheimer et Frere in July 2014; Salengo posted timed workouts at Saratoga and Palm Beach Downs but never made the races for Pletcher.