11/25/2015 3:48PM

Sharp full of praise for half-brother to Rachel Alexandra


As a general rule, it’s a good idea not to get too invested in 2-year-old debut maiden winners, but this is the time of year, as the 2-year-old crop nears its third birthday and the spring classics loom, that that rule often gets broken. And when the debut maiden winner in question is a half-brother to beloved Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra and his trainer says the colt is “one of the nicest horses I’ve sat on in my life,” well, let the silly season begin.