Desert Code returns in Daytona
ARCADIA, Calif. -- The problem for trainer David Hofmans on Sunday is that Desert Code's last race is also the main objective for 2009 - the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita in November.
Desert Code won the BC Turf Sprint in a 36-1 upset last October. To get to that race later this year, Hofmans must strike a balance by designing a campaign that will keep Desert Code in top form but not race him too much.
The first objective is Sunday's $100,000 Daytona Handicap over the same ...
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