Mach Ride drops out of BC Sprint

Updated: October 20, 2007, 1:22 PM ET
By Mike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- The Breeders' Cup Sprint lost a key contender when trainer Steve Standridge declared Mach Ride out of the race on Saturday morning.

Mach Ride, winner of the Grade 2 Smile Sprint Handicap this summer at Calder, suffered an abscessed foot shortly after his troubled fourth-place finish in the Grade 1 Vosburgh Handicap on Sept. 30.

"His foot is still a little too tender to work him as scheduled on Sunday and he had to work if he was going to run in the Sprint" said Standridge. ...

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