Gazelle (G2) Quotes

December 10, 2019

Rudy Rodriguez, winning Trainer of Condo Commando (No. 5): "She broke well today. I was very happy. I told Joel [Rosario] if she broke good, just take it from there. She's a very nice filly. I don't know if [we will have the favorite for the Kentucky Oaks], but hopefully we can make it. It's still a long way to go. Hopefully, she stays sound and we take it from there. That's our goal."

Joel Rosario, winning jockey aboard Condo Commando (No. 5): "I was surprised to see [Puca] going with me early. I didn't know how fast we were going but it seemed like a good pace. I just sat quiet on the outside for a little bit to see what [Manuel Franco, rider aboard Puca] would do. When he took back, I went [to the front]."

"She's a big filly and she did it easy; she just kept her long stride going. When I turned for home, I pushed her a little bit and she was there for me."

Michael Dubb, winning owner of Condo Commando (No. 5): "She's just the real deal and I hope people realize that now. They said she had to have the lead, but Puca came through, and that was no problem for our filly. I don't want to sound too much like a cheerleader, but I'm a proud papa."

Bill Mott, trainer of runner-up Puca (No. 1): "She broke well. I think she had a pretty good trip. She looked good, but I think she was just second best today."

Plans for the Kentucky Oaks? "We will talk to the connections and see if that's the way they want to go, but she's [probable] for the Oaks."

Manuel Franco, jockey aboard runner-up Puca (No. 1): "She ran pretty well. She broke well and after that I found my spot. I didn't want to be too close to the pace."

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