Dr. Brendler prepped and ready for Red Smith
OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Sometimes it's better not to have a plan.
Trainer Graham Motion had no plan for Dr. Brendler when he ran him in an allowance race at Keeneland last month. But the race, which Dr. Brendler lost by a neck, seems to have him set up perfectly for Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Red Smith Handicap at Aqueduct. The Red Smith is scheduled for 1 3/8 miles on the turf, though forecasted showers could move the race to the dirt.
Dr. Brendler, who won the Dixie Handicap on soft ...
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