@culturevulturette That’s what makes this so frustrating. We’ve been saying for years now and he has to have been told god knows how many times that if he wants a shot on the dirt he has to ship sooner. And then all of a sudden out of the blue he finally gets it. I still don’t understand why this year was so different that he finally realized he can’t use the same tactics with a dirt race as he does on turf when it comes to shipping and be successful. I guess he thought Mendelssohn was that good that he finally realized his own system was broken?
He’s a great trainer but man when you start thinking about how long it took to take this advice he comes off as a bit arrogant with dirt racing.