Updated on 09/01/2014 3:31PM

Wise Dan holds off Optimizer by nose in Bernard Baruch


Less than four months after it appeared that Wise Dan’s glorious career might be over, the two-time reigning Eclipse Award champion added yet another chapter to his ever-growing legacy when he held off a late bid from Optimizer to post a heart-stopping nose victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga.