Finally Putting It Together, Tenfold Takes The Pimlico Special

A year ago, Tenfold came within three-quarters of a length of winning the Preakness Stakes, finishing just behind Justify and Bravazo.

It was that race that trainer Steve Asmussen had in mind when he pointed the dark bay/brown colt to the Pimlico Special (G3) on Friday, and Tenfold once again showed his affinity for Old Hilltop, battling through traffic to win by a neck.

“This race was a definite target because of how he ran in the Preakness last year. That race had everything to do with us coming back,” said trainer Steve Asmussen.

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Tenfold (#8) and Ricardo Santana Jr. in the Pimlico Special. The Racing Biz/Allison Janezic photo

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