Le Grand Cru guts out Bold Ruler win
OZONE PARK, N.Y. -- The Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens looked at the tote board prior to the running of Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap at Aqueduct and saw his horse, Le Grand Cru, was the longest shot on the board at odds of 7-1.
"He's the least thought of of all the horses?" Jerkens recalled thinking. "I'm not a very good handicapper. To quote the great Hirsch Jacobs, 'It's better to be surprised than disappointed.'"
Le Grand Cru, a disappointment for most of ...
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