El Brujo caps five-win day for Rosario

Updated: August 28, 2010, 10:26 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

DEL MAR, Calif. -- Joel Rosario was the riding star of the day on Saturday at Del Mar, winning five races, and he saved his best work for late in the card in the Grade 1, $300,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes, when he sent El Brujo to a front-running victory with an aggressive ride.

El Brujo never had raced in such a fashion, and it appeared Smiling Tiger was the lone speed in the seven-furlong race. But Rosario seized the moment when El Brujo broke sharply. Rather than rein him in, he let El Brujo ...

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