Hansen, the almost all-white winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, put himself near the top of the list of
He beat a weak field but won with confidence and a hand ride down the stretch by
Hansen has mostly been a front-runner, but Saturday's race showed he has an ability to run a slightly different style. It was his fourth win in five races. He finished second in the Holy Bull at
Hansen paid $3.60, $2.80 and $2.50. My Adonis finished second and Finnegans Wake was third.
The Gotham is not a traditional steppingstone to Derby success. The legendary Secretariat has been the only Gotham winner to also win the Kentucky Derby. Four other