Bright Thought Sets Course Record in San Luis Rey

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Bright Thought Sets Course Record in San Luis Rey
Rickard Mackson

Bright Thought served notice that he'll be a major force in the turf division this year with a course-record performance in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,750 San Luis Rey at Santa Anita. Making his stakes debut with Victor Espinoza in the irons, the Hat Trick colt led passing the stands the first time, conceded control to Slim Shadey, and then re-rallied to seize command turning for home and drew with authority to win by 3 1/4 lengths. The final time of 2:22.72 for 1 1/2 miles on firm turf bested the previous course mark of 2:22.83 set by Little Mike in last November's Breeders' Cup Turf...

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